"Mark it is incredible. You have already seen, with your artists eye, the main adjustments needed. The only suggestion [from a total rookie!] would be to adjust the clothing colors on the ladies. Maybe something on one of them,…"
"Thank-you everyone. I appreciate your comments and suggestions. I don't think I'll do it a 3rd time, but I intend on doing a study to teach myself distance using aren't techniques. I've done it well before, but…"
"Hi Susan! I also love your beautiful bold brush strokes! ( I think these are the kind of studies I need to work on to loosen up a bit). As for pushing back the mountains I believe that Mary has your answer. Notice how you pushed them back in your…"
"I really like your brush style and boldness on these last two. I see what you are saying though Susan - I'm having a hard time "reading" this. Have you already done the black/white photo comparison to your original picture…"
"Hi Susan. I think you have captured this section of the grand canyon well. I like your colors and brushwork - they look bold. The outcropping is bright and comes forward. The distant mountains must be difficult to paint as there are so…"
"Susan your shapes and shadows are great - and I also love the color in this. I can see the warm light shining on those mountains. We recently traveled in the southwest and this painting is right on. I love it!"