A while back a few of you pointed me at Bob Rohm's book, The Painterly Approach.
I already owned it, and had spent much time reading and coveting the photos, but hadn't tried any of the demos.
Went to class last week sans any material for reference, and ended up trying this:
Entirely his comp - p. 98 btw. I did add a bit of color to the sky and really toned down his bright reflections in the water. All in all a good lesson in brushwork, value and water. 12x16 on my new hand-made boards.
Thanks for any commentary!
Oh - still plan to tweak the tree line in the center - too straight - and the reflection of the white cliff - not enough of the cliff....