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Swamp With Large Leafy Trees, Flowers (Early Spring) 07

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Season – Summer
Size – 18 x 24 Acrylic – Horizontal Format

This beautiful swamp scene is very rich in various green tones. Green tones are one of the more difficult color-schemes to work with – which is why I chose this painting. I will be looking for the proper gradation of values – starting with the very back layer of trees. I will also be looking for proper leaf techniques and the proper structuring of the trunks of all of the trees plus of course good script-brush work for smaller limbs and weeds. Finally, I will be looking for the proper application of reflections in the water. Good luck!

Value changes
– this painting should have 5-6 value changes.

Recommended instructional material from Yarnell School Online:
Study Series #304 – Waterfalls
Snippet Volume #5
Snippet Volume #2
Snippet Volume #3
Painting #401 – Autumn’s Delight

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