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Artist Reception

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Artist Reception for Diane Wright December 9th - 5-7pm
Kreativ ent. 306 1st Ave W Newton, IA 50208
You are invited to attend an artist reception for Diane Wright.  Visit with the artist, share some wine/cheese, and see her artwork on display. (artwork and signd books will be available for purchase.)

Fading Light

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Fading Light
This is an attempt at creating a "moody landscape", working with light and dark composition to create a mood. The viewer is slowly led into the dark veil of the woods with just hints of the trees deep in the shadows.

Here is a detail of the water. There is a tendency to leave the water in light values. But to create both transparency and depth, the water streaming over the rocks must be darkened. I used 2H and H chisel point leads to create the smooth flowing water. The turbulence and splashes use negative drawing...working in the shadows and base of the waves.