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June 2012 Juried Invitational Exhibition

Final Project for Sojie 16 Landscape and Light
See full description for all stages of the work in progress for the translation of
of "Kenart"http://www.redbubble.com/people/kenart: Songs of the Mists and Watching

See full description for all stages of the work in progress..
Sojie 16 Project Landscape and Light
WIP#1 I’ve did a quick layout in watercolor pencils on 11 × 15 inch Coldpress 140lb watercolor paper.

Although I love the owl in the image, I am thinking of not including that in my translation and just concentrating on the landscape layering behind the stark look of the tree which attracted me to this image.

WIP #2 I used masking medium on the tree, water areas and some areas of the sky and added a light overall watercolor wash using cadmium yellow, cadmium yellow pale hue,raw sienna, ultamarine blue, cobalt blue and cadmium red pale hue

WIP #3 added a little bit more darker tones using raw sienna, cadmium red pale hue and ultamarine blue to the sky and indigo blue and cobalt blue to landscape area

WIP#4 took of the masking fluid, added a watercolor wash to the water and started working on defining the tree.

WIP#5 Worked on the fore landscaping adding darker hues and more detail.

WIP#6 Worked on the background water and sky adding more color hue and dark tones

WIP#7 Added some darker tones to the tree which is the last work in progress. The next step I will add some highlights to the tree in acrylics. The entire piece was done in watercolor except some white acrylics on the tree. I wanted the tree to stand out so I thought it needed a bit more definition, so I added some white highlights to finish it off….

Painting is a passion of mine. It brings me great happiness to be able to share my art with others and I hope that as you view my work the pleasure I felt in creating it comes through loud and clear. Art created from the heART…

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Comments

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 2 years ago

    This looks incredible!! I really like the outcome, it’s great!!

  • Thank you so much JR:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • labaker
    labakerover 2 years ago

    way to go Robin! Lovely outcome :)

  • Thank you Larry:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 2 years ago

    How very beautiful! I wish you all the best in this project!

  • Thanks so much Pamela:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsover 2 years ago

    A wonderful finsh Robin, just beautiful !!!!

  • Thanks so very much Kathie:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • © Janis Zroback
    © Janis Zrobackover 2 years ago

    Superb work Robin…you captured the essence of the original perfectly…

  • Thank you so much Janis, truly appreciate:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 2 years ago

    Gorgeous work Robin….I like the deeper blues that you used. Wonderful outcome!!

  • Thank you so very much Elizabeth:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackelover 2 years ago

    Nice work, Robin, enjoyed your WIPS in sojie 16!

  • Thank you so much Cindy, loving watching your work too, so much joy:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 2 years ago

    Beautiful title for a beautiful work of art. x

  • Thanks so much Agnes:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...over 2 years ago

    wonderful Robin!!!!

  • Thank you Tereza:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Pam Amos
    Pam Amosover 2 years ago

    gorgeous….love the light… :)

  • Thank you so much Pam:)

    – Robin Monroe

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