Cesar Chavez Marina, Berkeley

Maria E is rather high key painting—on a bright sunny day. This was a good excercise for reflections and simplifying complexity. The question for me is often how much detail. When should detail become texture or pattern or just a brush stroke—How much to leave out to accomplish my vision.

Marilyn Hill


  1. You have really limited your palette. Is the red that burnt scarlet from Daniel Smith?

  2. No it is Burnt Sienna and Venetian Red