I have been painting on this spot for a few years but I have never painted this white building. The contrast between the white building and its dark large windows is attractive to me. I decided to put the white house as a central theme and simplified the surrounding by carefully choosing shapes. The space is cluttered with many diagonals from other buildings, I selected only a few diagonals to counteract with horizontal and vertical lines. I worked on the drawing for a few hours yesterday and lay down basic color scheme.
Today I realized morning’s light is exactly the opposite from the afternoon light. I enjoyed the morning light better so the painting is adjusted accordingly. However, I was not able to paint for more than a few hours today, the sun is brutal. I am planning to revisit this painting soon, this one has some potential.