Oil on crappy paper
The cottonwood trees turn a brilliant gold
in the fall and when the sun illuminates
them they look like
they are alight with flames.
This was a demo of painting trees with
a palette knife.
Underneath was first done with transparent washes
applied with a fan brush using the
chisel motion shown in my utube short tutorial
- link below.
Starting this way gave the edges of the
trees a more natural shape by blending
effortlessly into the other colors/values