Sunday, April 3, 2011

Touch Of Gray

An important part of the cold late fall/early winter look that I want is the sky.  I really want to portray the steely gray color of a cold overcast fall day.  I have to repaint parts of the backdrop anyway to clean up the brown paint that I slopped on it, so I decided to experiment with some different colors.  The real sky outside today is exactly the color that I want, and since the trees are still bare, I was able to take a couple of photos capturing the entire look.

The real sky:

I very carefully and precisely slopped together some random blues, whites, and grays, and came up with a sky color that I believe "nailed it":