Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Winter Creek 2 - A Work in Progress

It is going to be another hot 81F (27C) and humid 91F (33C) day and I would like to I thought I would like to work on a winter scene. I chose this one that I had started last year (see posts on 15 September 2016 and 17 January 2017).

I started in the background using greens made of French ultramarine blue, new gamboge and raw sienna to create the pine trees in the back ground, leaving space for the rocks in front of the trees.

With a dark of French ultramarine blue and burnt sienna I put in the trunks of the deciduous trees in the background and then painted in the trunk of the maple tree in the foreground.

Next I darkened the trunk colour with a touch of alizarin crimson and painted the bark onto the birch tree. This was followed by using burnt sienna on the areas where the bark had peeled away from the trunk.

I will post this painting at a later date once more work on it has been completed.

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