View Full Version : Napa Fall Scene (Invitation) revised

Soul Expressions
01-25-2010, 04:38 PM
Hi there, I posted this Napa scene a last week and asked for critique. Here is my finally painting based on some of the feedback. I adjusted the bench dimensions and lighting, thinned the tree with more blue sky, pulled more fall colors (oranges and yellows to the right side, along with detailing the leaves a bit more and reducing the posts a bit. I also pulled the blue mist back a bit, warming the ground further. I am posting both images for your comparison.

Invitation was inspired by a recent trip to Napa during Autumn. We were fortunate to be there during Crush, when they harvest the grapes. I was really struck by the beautiful fall leaves and also by the perspective of these grape vines trailing into the distance. I hope you accept the "Invitation" to come in and experience the beauty of Napa with me and to reflect on the wonder of the seasons. This painting is a 16 X 20 acrylic on canvas.

01-25-2010, 05:32 PM
Nice finsh, Lucy!!!

01-25-2010, 11:04 PM
wonderful work

01-26-2010, 02:02 AM
AWesome finish!! Love the details and colors!!