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Painting Trees

Carrying on with the same theme of the background, I mixed ultramarine blue, burnt umber, and a small amount of titanium white which gave me a dark cool tone for my distant trees.

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Hidden Refuge A Mallard Duck Painting

Back in November 2010, I began comtemplating what my next wildlife painting would be. I began doing my standard research looking through all of my reference photographs to find the subject material for the painting. Continue reading

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Selecting the Color Scheme for a Wildlife Painting

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series How I Begin A Wildlife Painting

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