Limited palette color study

“Early Summer Serenity”, 8×10.5, oil on canvas panel After a couple of weeks away from my easel, I was itching to get some painting in today. I’ve been doing more sketching and working on engaging my right brain during the process, which makes me enjoy it much more. My favorite way to sketch these days is gesture drawing because I approach them in a much more loose and carefree way. Yesterday I pulled a photo of a local park out of my reference photo stack and did a quick sketch of it in two values. The foreground wasn’t very interesting,…