Willamette River commission

© Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 28, acrylic on gallery-edged canvas, 12x12 SOLD © Pam Van Londen 2010, Willamette River 28, 12×12 acrylic on gallery-edged canvas

This painting was commissioned for a couple that floated the Willamette River years ago.

The technique here uses an alizarin crimson underpainting to keep the palette bright. Once dry, I layered thick and thin swirling and flat layers to build depth.

I’ve painted the edges of the canvas so the image wraps around it, allowing more view from the sides and top and bottom.

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