"I made a rookie mistake. I took a photo off the net then didn't save the link after I started the painting. So it was inspired from a photo then memory took over after the first session.
Should the background trees be lighter?…"
Another lovely painting! I like the light in this one! Did you use a photo this time? If so, please post that as well so we can be more helpful.
I really like the texture on your tree trunks. Lovely gnarly shapes to the branches, nice…"
"Hi Cheryl. Lovely colors in this! I really like your sky and mid-ground.
I want to support Karen's advice about using a photo. When I started to paint from a photo rather than from my head, my paintings started to look more…"
"So, especially when you are beginning, I really recommend snapping a reference photo to use. It is amazing how our minds work. They like to simplify images in order to understand them. Which is great for getting on in day to day life. But when you…"
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