Donna Clair

Southwest Contemporary Artist

Step #1 – Studio No. 216 – NOCHECITA DE TRUCHAS – 16″X20″ Work in Progress.  Using MG Fast Drying Underpainting White mixed with basic colors and thinned with turpentine.  Color Notes:  Sky: Cerulean Blue.  Mountains:  Prussian Blue, Burnt Sienna (mix these two colors together for an intense dark green) chrome oxide green opaque, Yellow Ochre.  Bottom half of painting:  various mixtures of the colors above.


Step #2 – For atmosphere – after the underpainting is thoroughly dry, I have used oil painting medium to mix Transparent Gold Ochre and Thalo Rose Red to a thin transparency – will let dry overnight before going in with more glazing.

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