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Steven Thor Johanneson

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C1576 A Forest Clearing (near ...
Media:  Oil Sketch on Canvas Board
Genre:  Landscape
Size: 5x7 in
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Artist's Notes

Artist's Notes:

A very strange day ... generally sunny with big clouds passing over, but even when no cloud was above me there was fine precipitation going on much of the time while I was painting; almost a mizzle, which is finer than a drizzle, but there was no mist, and not heavy enough to be a drizzle, but it definitely could be felt and seen as tiny droplets would land and slowly deploy on the palette, the painting and me. This fine, extremely light precipitation occurred even when no big cloud was directly overhead - very strange. I never really got wet, and I managed to dry the minuscule droplets from areas of the palette with judicious paper towel use, and the painting itself never accumulated enough in its vertical position to be a worry, but as it was about 35ยบ F, not far above freezing, it offered enough annoyance that I didn't develop the Study as much as I might have done; but that was probably a good thing, since the intention was to study the stumps and logs, and subdue the rest - as it was I probably did too much on the background. This Study, however, did serve its purpose, as looking hard at a bit of Nature and transcribing in paint what you see sears it into your mind, and that's what a Study is all about. Imprimatura: Venetian Red. Pigments: Rublev Blue Ridge Yellow Ochre, and Italian Burnt Sienna, Lead White #2, and Winsor & Newton Cobalt & Cerulean Blues & Venetian Red. I also refer you to my Blog: www.StevenThorJohanneson.blogspot.com

Auction Notes

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There may be a bit of a delay between the time of purchasing the painting and shipping, either because the oil paint is still too tacky to ship or because I may be out in the wilds & away from an Internet connection; as soon as the painting is dry enough to ship, or as soon as I have connected to the Internet, and have been notified of the completed sale, your painting will be sent. Thank you for your understanding.

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