In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of PleinAir® Magazine, shares a favorite painting from a previous issue.
“I don’t change the color, I just push it. I push it a little bit beyond what is there. If I am looking at a gray house or sky, I first look for the temperature — is it warm or cool? Then I pick up the closest color that I see and start with that. As a result, my paintings have more expressive and vibrant color. I tend to see a lot of color in a scene, a skill gained from observation over time.”
— Greg Barnes (“Seeking Contrast,” December-January 2019, PleinAir Magazine)