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~~Kathleen
09-15-2008, 10:37 PM
This is finished, I think.
My main purpose in this was to try and differentiate between masses of trees/shrubs that are fronting each other. No reference pic, just a made up scene.
C & C welcome....
~~Kathleen
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Sep-2008/92567-water.jpg

susme48
09-15-2008, 10:52 PM
Ooooh, I like this!! Beautiful blues!! MIght one ask what colors you used for the ground??? This is nice...I need a house on the rise, and that view out my kitchen window...wow!

CamiTampa
09-15-2008, 10:53 PM
Nicely done. The foreground is especially well done.
Cami

~~Kathleen
09-15-2008, 11:31 PM
Thanks Cami & Susan.
The foreground is a mixture of Burnt Umber/Yellow Ocher/Sap green, and A wee bit of Paynes gray mixed into the Burnt Umber for the darkest areas.
~~Kathleen

deadsam
09-15-2008, 11:43 PM
cool painting :)
I always love paintings straight the brain :)
you did a great Job Kathleen :)
and the differential worked!

barsha
09-15-2008, 11:47 PM
Kathleen, it's so nice. Soothes me.

susme48
09-16-2008, 01:17 AM
Sap green is on my list...I ran out....:(

OkeeKat
09-16-2008, 01:27 AM
Fabulous Kathleen!! all of it is Very well done, especially the trees, you have accomplish what you set out to do!!!

arl
09-16-2008, 09:01 AM
Beautiful and I love the colours you used.

~~Kathleen
09-16-2008, 02:28 PM
Arl, Kathie,Susan,Sam & Barsha.....
Thanks all, this is actually rather fun, as I am flying by the seat of my pants here, using "Recipes" for colour mixing and other techniques that I have read here.
I thought it was about time to stop reading, and put the words to work!
So I am working on the smaller canvas' that I have.
(And the suggestions & Recipes actually do wortk!:lol:)
~~Kathleen

edtree
09-16-2008, 08:21 PM
:wave: As you might have guessed, imagination paintings are among my favorites!:lol: You've done a great job on this, Kathleen, and from my perspective, you have achieved your goal of creating different planes and depth with your greenery. The blues really make the scene pop too - bonus!!!!

Well done! :thumbsup: :D

Elizabeth

Chia
09-17-2008, 01:14 AM
Nicely done Kathleen! I would never have guessed that it's from your imagination - it's a very convincing scene and well rendered!