Demo- Danforth 6
The church is silhouetted against the evening sky - but
it is not black! And although it is made of concrete, it is
not grey either. Pale blues and pinks predominate, but
these pastel colours still appear "dark" against the very
bright sky. By contrast, the traffic light (bottom-right)
is an olive-green/brown colour. The viewer applies the
necessary context and 'sees' the familiar yellow traffic
signal in the shade.
This is a close-up of the area around the
balloon vendors feet. If you recall, this area
was quite a strong red in the underpainting.
Now, the underpainting simply reads as
warm darks peeking through the bright
opaque colours that have been applied on