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Mountain Summit

Mrs C 27 Dec 2020

This was my second paining, I had done one of the Mountain Summit paintings already and given it away. This was from a Bob Ross painting kit I got as a present.
I found the mountains extremely difficult, the canvas moves when applying the paint with the knife. My ‘path’ on the right looks more like a log about to fall in the water and I have some issues with perspective and lines. But I feel like I nailed the water reflections at least, and maybe some of the trees.
I did use the colours recommended in the kit using the wet on wet technique.
BR painting 2.

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Nice job!

Nice!...Use long unbroken sweeps with your palette knife but remember one side is in shade so is darker than the other. Personally i prefer canvas boards,why not try them and see what you prefer....great effort Mrs C.

Thanks for the comments, as this was only my second painting the whole palette knife thing is totally new.
I believe I was preoccupied trying to ensure they looked like mountains, totally forgetting the shadow.
I have avoided doing mountains since because I struggle with the knife, but I may see if I can get some boards and see if I can work better on those. Thanks for the tip!

You're welcome, as i say boards work for me but i know Bob always used a stretch canvas, the other advantage is storage, when you have 200 paintings boards take up far less space.
I sometimes hesitate to give tips because there are a lot of people on here far more qualified

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