Parking Lot Painting

On my way to pick up what will be my future taboret from IKEA, I stopped at a random office building and painted this nice row of poplar trees in their parking lot.

At some point I will do a post on this but I’m building my own taboret. I have a great Idea and I hope it works out. But I was on my way to IKEA to get the major piece of my future taboret when I stopped to paint this scene in a Boeing parking lot. While painting I was hoping that no one would thing I was doing anything nefarious and run me off the lot or worse. With all the bombings and crap, it makes since that a security guard would be super paranoid at a facility that manages something about airplanes.

The painting was fun regardless, but as soon as I got home and pulled it out of my wet panel carrier, I said “holy crap that is way too yellow!” I really need to get these high chroma colors under control.

The Painting


The Location


The following photos are of me playing with the scene on my iphone while painting.




How can I improve the values?

Well at lease the value on the super yellow is pretty close. Looks like I got most of the ground plane wrong here, it all should be much lighter. I have to say, when I get rid of the crazy yellow in this painting I think its not too bad.

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