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Blue Winter

Voy Kay 17 Dec 2019
Blue Winter

Limited use of colours so less cleaning to do. My fourth oil on canvas painting was thus ready in about 90 minutes.
Unfortunately, I screwed up with applying the liquid white so the right side of the picture holds an unintended dark spot which I was unable to cover up completely with the tree.
For the rest, it went okay I think. Hoping to finally read some interesting comments on my work!

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Very realistic result! I like the left half of your picture best: excellent fluffy clouds, mountains with character and trees that are just slightly covered with snow. Not sure what could be done about the dark spot on the right side... what I would have tried: scraping off as much paint with the pallet knife, then restarting. Also, I would try to put a bit more movement in the water at the front, but again, not sure how to do this...

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

Excellent advice and useful since I am very new at this. Of the four I painted so far, I think it is my best yet but I definitely had a bad afternoon, struggling with too many things to be good. Thank you Mahy!!

I find the "Q&A" episodes to be quite useful (https://www.twoinchbrush.com/qa) to find answers for these situations, see for example this video (at 22:48) where Bob explains how you can do a "bush-ectomy" (https://www.twoinchbrush.com/painting/mountain-beauty)

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

Thank you so much Mahy, I watched the episode and it is full of bright and useful advice. It will definitely help me with my future artistic endeavours. Great!

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