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I Had the opportunity to have two of my paintings Stormy Sunrise and LULU 1306 critiqued at the Tauranga Society of Artists by a recognised artist member of the society.
Where as the painting was very good and the detail in the foreground excellent he felt the sameness of the sloping rocks on the left spoilt the composition somewhat, also there was a need for more contrast in the splashing wave in the centre foreground. He…Continue
Aoraki / Mt. Cook New Zealand’s highest mountain at 12,316 ft.
Water mixable oils on 10”x15” Board pre painted with china red Gesso (Mistake number one.)
Stage 1. Went ok got my sketch roughed out with shadows and dark places marked.
Step 2. First coat of super thin colour I ended up…Continue