Sketch 1: Carbon Canyon (front lit)
6" x 8" oil on RayMar canvas panel
Indeed, I have much to be thankful for and the time to get out and sketch is one of them! I thought the flat effect caused by the sun being right behind me, was interesting. The dry hillsides and brush made for a harmonious palette.
Sketch 2: End of Eureka Street
8" x 6" oil on RayMar canvas panel
A white house in shadow is a nice challenge. I used a toned canvas which is not my usual approach. Sorry Len Chmiel. I had in mind to be careful to keep my values in distinct 'families'.