After working on a series of ink drawings recently, I finally started a new series of abstract paintings. Changing tools, media, and size always requires a bit of a transition for me. The canvases are 48" x 48", a big change from 12" x 9" paper!
I began the canvases with two very different backgrounds. In the first I blended colors from yellow oxide to burnt umber:
In the second, I painted a single background color:
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