Here I am loosely painting ideas for a final oil painting. The beach looks towards Ardgour from Lismore.
One of the bonuses of sketching in France is that there is little need for waterproof clothing.
This was a study of a small restaurant. What caught my eye was the woodwork on the facade.
Although the subject matter is different from my usual Hebridean paintings the colour palette in this work turned out to be very similar. The finished painting included various Blues and Greens with highlights of Magenta and Ultramarine Violet.
Hot climates can often be more challenging to work in than the colder ones found in Scotland. The temperature can make oil paints difficult to work with as the oil in the paint is prone to run.