I’m getting to like primary colors.

Justin Brady playing at the Blues Jam

When painting in the dark at the Blues Jam I’m not overly concerned about color reality.  A lot of musicians wear black.  A lot of musicians wear blue jeans.  One thing I love about Roberto is that he wears light-colored shirts that give me the opportunity to play with light valued colors against everyone else’s darks.

But…. there he was, young Justin Brady in a bright blue shirt, bright red shorts and playing a glossy white guitar.  How could I help but make his flesh yellow?

Drawn first in ink with a dip pen, followed by watercolor. Painted on site during the Tuesday Night, Todd Wolfe Blues Jam at the Larry Holmes Ringside Restaurant in Easton, Pa.