Warmth of skin tones work backward toward cooler shadows against the wall.

Peter Whipple playing Harp

The stage lights at The Grisly Pear in the Village flush the skin tones with the warmth of orange.  I like the way the colors transition from the skin tones to the dark red / violet of the shadow.  This turns out to be an extended analogous color scheme spanning the color wheel from yellow / orange to red / purple.

Sketch:  Painted live during the Ed Sullivan Blues Jam at The Grisly Pear held every Monday night, 107 Macdougal  New York, NY. Drawn first with black ink using dip pen, followed by washes of watercolor.

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