Parisian Square

The lack of bright colour in this Parisian square meant that much emphasis had to be placed on achieving a wide range of tones

The coldness of the day required the choice of cold colours. Cobalt blue was the natural choice for the awnings, and this was also used for the shadows

The patchy textures of the walls were created by applying thin wet paint in patches onto dry paper and allowing it to dry without making any attempt to blend the colours

The lack of bright colour in this Parisian square meant that much emphasis had to be placed on achieving a wide range of tones herrn i\ 11 ii-. pi ac i emu i gouiu-.al

Most of the ground colours were painted with a mixture of all the colours used (including the green), applied in the form of a very watery wash

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Freehand Sketching An Introduction

Learn to sketch by working through these quick, simple lessons. This Learn to Sketch course will help you learn to draw what you see and develop your skills.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment