Donna Clair

Southwest Contemporary Artist

21 January 2011 – “RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU” – 18″X24″ New Work in Progress – The Underpainting.  Oil colors mixed with MG Fast Drying Underpainting White to Pastel Hues.  Sky:  Thalo Blue, Indanthrone Blue, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow.  Mountains:  Deeper Blue Hues than sky.  Adding Chrome Oxide Green to deeper blue mixture.  Dioxazine Purple with Blue and Green Mixtures.  River:  Lighter hues than sky but same mixture of blues and greens to reflect sky color.  Trees/Land:  Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Orange, Mars Orange, Cadmium Yellow. 

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