Debris at the Alameda Ferry

I think most of us were interested in the wreckage found on the shores of this beach. Luckily, I had the acrylics that day and this allowed me to make innumerable corrections as I sought the best composition. The water and sky in this 20 x 24" painting were flat when I went home. I finished from memory. Like Karen, I started out blocking all of the values in one color and then moved on to the various hues. After I photographed the painting the reds and yellows did not show, so I manipulated the levels in Photoshop to resemble the original painting. Rebeca

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