It seems that I'm traveling south along the Arroyo Seco Flood Control Channel from where my previous post was painted, Another Hillside. I painted this gouache piece with the L.A. River group in South Pasadena about 4 miles south of the hillside. I was lucky that it was another overcast day since I wanted to try this York Blvd. bridge and there wasn't a good view from under the trees which overhang the channel. To me it feels a little strange being down in the cement area of the channel. There is a ramp down to the channel from the street level at this location. The ramp seems to be busy with cyclists and city trucks. There are always dog walkers there too. The city trucks were there on our paint-out day spraying for mosquitos, finishing up before we started painting. As the sun started coming out around noon, the light and dark patterns on the bridge and channel walls got more interesting.
|5" x 7" Gouache|
|Overcast earlier with no sun or shadows.|