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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Creek Painting Progression

This is the photgraph of a nearby creek I took last winter.  Behind it is the sketch for the painting I'm going to show the progression of. 
The funny thing about showing the progression of a painting is, you have to remember to take a picture as each round is completed.  Sometimes I forget that part. 



This is after the underpainting and the furthest trees. 
I really had a great time with this painting because I used some tourquoise deep in the sky and in the creek.  It's not a color I usually use, but I love it so much, I know I'm going to be using it again.



here I'm starting to build up the snow and get some highlights and minor reflections going in the creek. 

This is where I forgot to stop and take a photo. 

Sorry.



But here's the finished painting. 

It's an 8 x 10 acrylic on masonite. 
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I'm a nature artist and I love to paint old barns, rivers and lakes, trees and fence rows and flowers. I work almost daily. You can purchase paintings by contacting me at slgraves6@gmail.com and there is also a tab across the top of my blog for available paintings and one for small paintings with buy now buttons. You can also purchase through my Etsy shop using the name of Fine Nature Art. . Thank you so much for stopping by.