Donna Clair

Southwest Contemporary Artist

7109cpr_gz_wildernessgt_500-9619570ROAD TO WILDERNESS GATE” – 24″x30″ Oil on Belgian Linen – Work in Progress – The Glazes. Glazes are transparent, semi-transparent color which I apply over the underpainting. I believe this phase of the painting is essential to add depth and vibrancy to the final painting. After the painting is completed (the next stage is the application of opaque colors) the light enters into the canvas and is refracted back through the layers of color. Somehow this method has evolved over the years and seems to work for me. DC

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