Monday, January 16, 2012

Tangerine Tango Challenge 2!

This was the second painting I did for this week's Daily Paintworks Challenge.  When I uploaded the first, Zuka Tango!, the color of Zuka just didn't appear the same intensity as the sample color.  So for the background on this one, I used mostly Cadmium Red with just a touch of Unbleached Titanium to tone it down.  It comes a little closer to the Tangerine Tango color chip. 
The reference photo is a gray and white kitten, which I interpreted with Cobalt Turquoise and various blues and lavenders.  I'm pretty happy with this one, and I think Parker's grandmother is too!

Parker on Tango
6" x 6"
Acrylic on canvas panel

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