Equinox

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 I recently had a client that liked my "Last Call" (pastel) painting so much that he commissioned me to paint an oil of the same scene.
The reference I used was from a photo I had taken in late Autumn, right after an early snow. The  snowy pines with  Aspen trees  reflective scene is just outside of Estes Park, Colorado
I created an underpainting using Alizarin Crimson so I could have a warm undertone in the relatively cool landscape.


I painted in my darkest darks & lightest values so I knew what my value range was.

This is how I progressed on this painting. I tweak until I feel like I'm getting what I like.





I decided to let it snow and also added swirls in the water from the falling snow.
"Equinox" 20" x 16" oil (sold)


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