The beginning of the Villeneuve painting:

Terra Rosa underpainting - 24" x 36" oil painting

This is the underpainting of the oil I am working on from a photograph taken in Villeneuve, France.  I have established the composition and the values.  I generally work on the entire canvas, refining as I go.  I will be trying a new approach with this painting.  Inspired by Richard Schmid, I plan to begin in one area and mix the correct value and color for that shape, moving on to adjacent shapes from there.  It is a pretty frightening idea to me.

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