Color and Landscape

Clearly, every artist uses different colors and organizes them differently, for different purposes and different effects.

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/05/paint-palette-portraits-matthias-schaller/

The surprising range of a limited palette shows in mixing from Anders Zorn’s:

http://michaellynnadams.com/zorn-palette/

In careful analysis, the Zorn palette may not have been used in all of his works:

zorn

http://www.artistsnetwork.com/subject/other-subject/understanding-value-and-tone-for-better-painting

Here is a summary of color theory:

http://www.tigercolor.com/color-lab/color-theory/color-theory-intro.htm

In considering the effect of color, few can compare to the colorist Wolf Kahn:

http://paintingperceptions.com/inspirations-for-2011-studio-visits-with-wolf-kahn/

Richard Mayhew, an international and local artist paints trees with intense color:

http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2009/10/richard-mayhews-improvisational-trees.html

A local and internationally known artist, has a special affinity for color and trees to create visual poetry.  In the second video, he discusses his process as he paints.

 

 

 

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