30 Paintings in 30 Days – Rainbow Clouds

Oh boy, this painting took too long. Two evenings, something like 8 hours total, just for some clouds. The paint overblended too easily so I ended up having to wait for layers to dry before trying to smudge it into softer cloud forms. Perhaps if I had used a different cloud-making technique with lots of diluted paint and careful shadowing it’d have been faster. I wanted something spirited. Rainbow. Pride even. Usually I add birds to my skies but in this case┬áthe clouds themselves are like little people, creatures.

 

Rainbow Clouds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Clouds 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainbow Clouds 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The canvas is 30 x 80 cm / 12 x 31 inches. Acrylic paint.

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