These sycamore trees by the side of the stream caught the sunlight just right and I had to paint them again. In contrast to the first time I painted this scene, I wanted to make the stream appear more secluded and tucked in the trees. I used more color and contrast to pop the perspective. I also highlighted the stream as the sun hits the water in the distance.
Each of the three artists who met to paint this morning uses a different medium. I paint in oil, Kim Zamlich paints with acrylic, and Janet Snodgrass is a watercolorist. With the diversity of people and media, it was fun to see how each of us approached the scene. Everyone enjoyed the morning and the results were great.
3 Responses to Sycamore Trees
Beautiful Sharon! It was a real joy to paint and be out in nature with you today! This is a real nice piece!
via web61 months ago
Perfert weather for a paintout and no bugs another plus. Your painting turned out well. I think a path or a stream is always good for leading the eye into the painting.
Another hit! You're getting to be quite the plein air artist. I so wish I had been with you. This is a great painting.
I saw this on Clint's website, so you're getting some press as well.
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