Port Charlotte Beach, 6x8" oil on linen, plein air, ©Diane Mannion
A treat painting this morning with the VAC Punta Gorda group, but only had half an hour before clouds moved in. Held onto the shadows and finished from imagination. Playing with thicker paint and pushing color. Thinking warm/cool, dark/light.
Here's my three value thumbnail sketch showing dark, light, and mid-value patterns:
And this is the block-in stage: