It just occurred to me that I did those changes without ever using a true red, e.g. cadmium red. My new fav color combo is Pyrrole Orange mixed with Alizarin Crimson Hue - what a deep rich color you get! These are Golden fluid acrylics that I'm using.
There's some tyvek sneaking across the painting, but I painted it same as the background, so it only adds a textural element.
This large 36x36 painting will be at the Summer Art Market in Denver this weekend. For more information, please click here to go to my website.