Painting with unmixed hues based only on value has shifted the gears in my brain.

Morning Paintings from Front Porch

I can’t help but think of the Fauve Painters when painting these small examples of using unmixed paint straight from the tubes, no white.  The valuable lesson for me is how strong the little sketches are when transformed to grayscale.

To see closer views of the paintings go to Creative Color, Lesson Two Examples.