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Sunset Aglow

Okcnation 02 Oct 2019
Sunset Aglow

18“ x 24“ canvas. This is my second painting using the books and I highly encourage you to do the same. It’s the picture of Bobs painting that I enjoy so much. There are colors and little extra things in the painting that he does not do on the YouTube videos.

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dracula Power Painter

Remarkable sky colors! The distant mountain peak helps give a sense of depth and drama. Nice work!

Thank you Drac!!! I am very interested in using contact paper like your last one. Although I’m not wanting an oval but instead one five letter word. I know I’m asking for a lot because you made applying the contact paper seem pretty tough.

Your lighting in the sky looks great. It adds a nice warmth to the painting.

Thank you so much Kelsith! When Bob blends his clouds and then lifts the clouds gently, I always use a blender style brush that has not been used during the painting. I only have one official bob brush its a 2”. I can’t wait to get his blender brushes.

Colors of the sky are absolutely amazing! How did you enjoy 18 by 24"?

I'm happy you like the sky and thank you! 18" x 24" makes your painting better because Im not trying to squeeze everything he does onto the canvas. I still copy Bob to a Tee. I promise I venture off soon

dracula Power Painter

@Okcnation, I'm pretty sure my difficulties applying contact paper are the result of user error on my part. I hope to hear how you get on with it and if you have any advice along the way!

Okcnation, I am on the same path, learning technique how to paint Bob Ross style by copying as much as I can. I tried to do couple of paintings from photos, but that was a struggle. So I need to write my little happy notes how to mix colors and achieve this or that for each season of the year (spring, fall, etc). So, I have my plan developed I bought twenty 16x20" canvas and when I finish them I'll consider myself quite experienced to start doing paintings on my own. What's your plan?

That’s too coincidental! I did 20 paintings until I finally ventured off on my own, the last painting I did Birch snow I added a moon. Now that I finally get a feel for most of what he does I am a lot more satisfied with my paintings now that I added my own touch

Great!
Happy painting to you! And successful way forward!

I love your sky ~~ the composition also gives a great vista feel to the image. love it!

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