If you want to create a beautiful colorful painting, you’ve come to the right lesson. Here we focus on really smooth transitions, bold clean color and layering to create a really colorful work. I will take you through each step in the process, as well as provide helpful hints on the lesson page to help you complete this painting. This tree is based on a trees foliage changing in fall, as well as light gracing the top of the tree to expose the change. Read below about the details of the lesson.
Paint type: Oil
Lesson Length: about 3 hours
Size: 20 X 30 (any vertical size with a similar ratio will work)
Colors: Alizarin Crimson, Cadmium Red Light, Cadmium Orange, Cadmium Yellow Medium, Titanium White, Prussian Blue, Raw Umber
Brushes: Large 2 inch background brush, Medium Round Bristle, Small round soft bristle, Small Flat soft bristle, small pointed round soft bristle, script liner brush
Painting Mediums: Linseed Oil, Neo Megilp (or liquin original)
Reference photo of the completed lesson included on the lesson page. I also link to a variety of images on google that should help you with your tree shapes.