Buried in Dinghy, 4x6.5" gouache, plein air, Diane Mannion
Noon Graveyard Shift
Painted this for James Gurney's Creepy Halloween October Graveyard Challenge. Not a place that I would have picked to paint otherwise! Dinghy grave of Bill Anger, 1915-1990, Historical Lemon Bay Cemetery, Englewood, Florida.
Used limited palette of ultramarine blue, cadmium red, cadmium yellow medium, and white... the basic limited palette I also use with oils.
Started with pencil sketch and taped edges
Limited palette of red, yellow, blue dried up and re-wet gouache
Mixed the three colors above to get a great gray for underpainting
Finished in about an hour... just wanted to get the heck out of there!!!