RICHMOND HILL

An example of how making a base layer, or under painting in complimentary, or opposite, colours can enliven fairly drab local colour laid on top.

It was serendiptitious that I chose to liberally splash about the cadmium orange, as the sun was reluctant to come out and offered a wan, insipid light when it did. The searing terracotta and orange ground made the purple blues "bounce" and zing!