This is a time-lapse from my recent lesson on Inspired to Paint.  In the full length lesson we will create very dynamic light – a very strong contrast between the foreground in shadow and the back plane in full evening sun.  We will work with color temperature shifts within simple shapes and a limited palette of Cad Yellow Light, Cad Yellow Deep, Quinacridone Violet or Magenta, Burnt Sienna/Quinacridone Burnt Orange, Ultramarine Blue, Cerulean Blue, MH Bright Green Lake (any yellow green), Sap Green, Raw Umber Violet and White.  The painting is a 16×20 on #66 Claessens Linen panel.  We also use the App called True Color to isolate each color.

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