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Snow Birch

Mgiese84 07 Oct 2021

I had been saving this one for a leftover canvas and today was the day. Not my favorite one to do I have to say. I just don't have the patience to paint all the tree limbs 🤪

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Still looks good! I like the colors!

Pietro1963 Master of Monsters

me likey!great color n reflects!

Dude this looks great and the color is awesome. I look forward to seeing your paintings.

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Thanks Brian. Side note, I also do construction for a living (specifically commercial HVAC). So I feel your daily pain ;-)

I know right? When doing a complex underpainting I also lose patience fast. You certainly did this piece justice!

Haha right on brother.

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Thanks Shadow!

flippergirlpaints Top Event Submitter

Turned out nice! I also have to be in the mood to do these trees/branches gesso underpaintings. But once I am in the mood to do it, I do not mind the time so much. (when I did this one it took me about 1 1/2 hours to do all of the gesso stuff, but only about 20 minutes to do the rest) I know that once that portion is completed, the actual oil painting part takes very little time, so my brain gets that easy satisfaction pay off at the end!

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Very true Pam. And the other thing doing the gesso stuff is easy clean up and only two colors.

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Thanks Tom!

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