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These are splendid, especially Passing To The North!
Beautiful! I love how you captured the waxing gibbous moon.
Thanks, Casey - the larger one turned out maybe better than I'd thought it would. The others were just for the heck of it and practice. Thanks LeAnn :). The moon...it was deceptively hard to paint! Not easy on this paper to make it look convincing. But, I love this phase of the moon in the late afternoon sky, and wanted to at least give it a whirl.
I absolutely love your piece entitled "Passing To The North". You have a great way of doing trees and vegetation that works without going overboard on detail!
Those are gorgeous! I agree with Casey, passing to the north is my favorite too. I really love the way the dark paper shows through your strokes. You really make me want to get out and paint plein aire!!! :D
Hi Vanessa - I appreciate your comments, as it is always my goal to eliminate unnecessary detail from my landscapes. Thank you!Thanks, Crystal. Now, where would you find the time to do plein air painting between all these fabulous studio pieces you've been doing and tending to your brood? Well, one of these days, we'll go out and make that happen, right :)?
Your thoughtful comments add value to this blog - thank you so much for taking the time to leave them!