“A Quiet Brooding” 8×10 Tree Painting Print:
Sunset tree painting: I’ve experimented with watercolors a few times and love the medium, but I have a hard time (being a realistic artist) with the unpredictability of watercolors. However, I broke through that barrier with “A Quiet Brooding” using a two medium approach, including both watercolors and pen & ink! The nature of watercolors is freedom and vibrancy, and I’ve tempered that freedom with the strict detail of pen work to get a free flowing but more realistic sunset watercolor painting.
How This Landscape Watercolor Painting Was Made:
The original sunset painting is mixed media, using pen and ink to establish the base lines of the tree, then watercolors, allowing that natural freedom and vibrancy to take the original drawing to a new level.
This artwork is available as an 8×10 print that comes sealed in a protective photo art bag, and fits into a standard sized mat. It’s also available as:
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Products Used In Making This Sunset Tree Painting:
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Being a mixed media artwork, this tree painting had a couple of steps before any watercolors hit the paper! After laying out the darker lines of the tree, masking fluid was used to mask out the tree and ground so I could pour the background. When painting the tree, masking was used on the highlights of the tree to keep them bright white.