Tuesday, April 26, 2011

John Richardson (The Letoureau Family at Cold Lake)

John Richardson
The Letoureau family at Cold Lake, 2010
acrylic on canvas
12 x 48"

I make pictures of things I like to look at.  Some others seem to like looking at them too.
For some years I have chosen to use a quite limited palette -- a particular
palette for each series of paintings.  My Italian series (Morning in Lucania)
and my sketches (Camilla) use only red ochre, yellow ochre, lamp black, and zinc

For my series of paintings I chose red and yellow ochre again and replaced black with pthalo blue.  I also used this pallet for a number of Alberta scenes (The Letourneau Family at Cold Lake).