When it's cold outside, you are glad to have a collection of reference photographs to work from.
I did this painting based on some photographs I took in Paris, just after painting on location the Rotonde in the Parc Monceau.
"Watching the world go by" - Oil painting on linen canvas (27 x 22 cm) by Benoit Philippe
I thought these two men were enjoying a luxury moment of calm in the craze of Parisian life. I also loved the kyosk behind them.
Follow the link to see the palette I used for this painting.