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Wilderness Trail

Voy Kay 23 Jan 2021

Started with this creation in a good mood and was really motivated. That resulted in a 80 minutes creation which I believe might scare some people at first but is in fact a simple painting after all.

Recycled HQ canvas of 12"x16" was used, prepared with black gesso. Hardest part here was to keep the background bushes and trees slightly lighted and also highlighting all other bushes and trees. There's quite a lot of them!
Easiest might be the sky, the pathway and the big tree, the latter scary at first but real fun to do!

Please have a go yourself, you will not regret it!

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I really like the way the path disappears between the trees. And that big tree is really big ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸŒณ

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

Thanks Umagaan, always happy to read your comments!

I learned that a path always needed a blackened part above it, so that it looks like you can step further and not run into the decor.
In fact Bob's tree was slightly bigger, but felt that would ruin a good part of this painting, so kept that under control and in a spot where it stands in the right place!

I often spend hours at something, I think time doesnโ€™t matter if you are happy with what you create.

I love the sky and the depth of the trees. Those big trees in front are amazing!!!

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

I noticed Mrs. C., that lately I paint 20 to 50% faster then before. That's simply because of knowing Bob's style by heart already, often vieing the video up front and getting better with my brushes!
With experience comes speed but the joy remains the same!

Voy Kay Conqueror of Challenges

Thanks Brooke! I never liked Bob's big trees but lately, I have a thing for them since they create so much depth!

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