My sister and her family went to Thailand, and both of my nephews (her kids) have had jobs teaching English there. They took many wonderful photographs of it. I used one of the photos to do a painting. I was very charmed by this colorful little house with the bougainvillea growing in front of the dirt path. Notice there is a primary triad color scheme blue, yellow, red (pink). This painting is done in acrylic. I used a warm and cool of each of the primary colors yellow, red, and blue, titanium white, and burnt umber, to make an optical black. The pigments I used were azo yellow, cadmium yellow medium, cadmium red medium, quinacridone red, ultramarine blue, and phthalocyanine blue.
It was hard to get the correct shade of blue on the roof. I’m new to acrylics, and am still learning how to account for the color shift. They turn darker as they dry. I was happy with the way the sky, distant mountains, and banana tree all came out. I think the bamboo structure for the bougainvillea is neat as well.