Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Midge Lap Cat

11x15 watercolor vignette done today from a close focus photo taken with my iPhone while rescue kitty Midge sat in my lap.  I was wearing a red nightgown that gave warm reflections in her eye and warm cast shadows on her fur.  Other cast shadows were made with alizarin crimson and ultramarine blue along with quinacridone gold and Grumbacher true red.  Background was a mix of grey made with American Journey Apricot.  Midge was adopted in 2011 and is the only one of four rescues who will cuddle.  This photo was shared with Big Spring Art Association members participating in a summer challenge.
Image COPYRIGHT 2017 Kay Smith.

2 comments:

Billie Crain said...

This is stunning. :) Love the palette.

Kay Smith said...

Billie, many thanks!