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rsmith.1141
05-19-2013, 07:06 PM
The fog started to clear today so I headed down to one of the coastal lagoons and found this lonely old tree off by itself. I had to paint it...


http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-May-2013/137729-DSC_0692-3.jpg
9 x 12 pastel on Uart paper


FYI - Here's the underpainting:

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/19-May-2013/137729-DSC_0690.jpg

RobD
05-19-2013, 09:06 PM
Great work on the trees as usual Randy. The grass is really eye catching also with the flecks of purple throughout, and I like the way you used the darker shadow area under the tree to highlight the foreground grass. Very nice!

John Palmer Fine Art
05-20-2013, 08:23 AM
That's great Randy, nice to see the underpainting too.

rsmith.1141
05-20-2013, 10:02 AM
Thanks, Rob. Thanks, Jim.

For some reason I couldn't get the white balance right on the camera so this is a little warmer and the colors are a bit off. Should probably try the other camera...