My original plein aire painting was a 7"x10" size, painted in the morning of our first day. I truly didn't know at the time I painted this piece what was beyond the arch which cars in the early morning were driving through.
|Under-painting using Rembrandt pastels on Wallis paper.|
|Under-painting painted with turpenoid.|
I decided to use a larger format (11"x14") in the studio, and actually a vertical rather than horizontal format.
|#3 t I removed a car|
at this stage and modified various forms.
|#4 Working with front and fine tuning shadows and forms.|
|#5 Final piece for now/ "Morning Drive in Beaune, France"|