Monday, July 19, 2021

Fog in the Harbor

Harbor Fog, oil on board, 8 × 10 in.

The water in this Maine harbor is glassy smooth, just one tone darker than the sky. Everything is gray except the red details at the waterline. All the color and detail of the far boats drops out. The distant sailboat is just a ghost.

From Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter

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