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Grey Winter

PatrickPaints 28 Mar 2020
Grey Winter

7th Bob Ross! Would love tips on layering the paint. A lot of the time I feel my layers of paint are really thick to get the desired effect, especially on bushes. Also, for snow any tips on how to make the top white "pop" more. I tried and tried to get more texture to the snow with no success.


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Sunnylady Community Darling

You got a very good start!
You did wonderful job here.
Snow is something that we think is white but when we paint it or look closely it is no way white.
Please take a look at this wikipedia link:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Savrasov_winter_landscape_thaw.jpg
Nothing is white but viewer still knows it is winter time there.
This just means you need to add more shadows and reflexes to your snow from the sky, from the trees and buildings and save the lighter areas.

Sunnylady Community Darling

I think you did great job with the snow here, may be only tiny touch of pink. I like the feel of the storm starting in the far that did not reach the foreground yet.

Thank you! That's great advice!

Sunnylady Community Darling

Bushes are very good too! They are all different which is a key. Many people here do magnificent trees and bushes, ask them in the comments to their paintings.
Also check out the articles section. Do not sort by New, somebody did a mistake there and posted paintings under the articles. Hopefully it will be fixed soon.

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