Sunday, June 11, 2017

Start to Finish

 Walkies View I -Study
Walkies View I

Here is an example of how I work to develop a painting.  Many times, I will only do a value sketch and composition drawing before diving right in to a finished piece.  Sometimes, I like to do a study to work out the composition and colors ahead of time. Here is the result of doing a color study.
I like how the shadows from the trees fan out to create interesting patterns in the fallen leaves.   Notice how the shadow edges become softer and more diffuse as they lengthen.  

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