Song of the Mist by Robin Monroe

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" 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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  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandalmost 3 years ago

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

  • Thank you so much JR:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 3 years ago

    way to go Robin! Lovely outcome :)

  • Thank you Larry:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 3 years ago

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

  • Thanks so much Pamela:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Kathie Nichols
    Kathie Nicholsalmost 3 years ago

    A wonderful finsh Robin, just beautiful !!!!

  • Thanks so very much Kathie:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • ©Janis Zroback
    ©Janis Zrobackalmost 3 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 Bravoalmost 3 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 Schnackelalmost 3 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 McGuinnessalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful title for a beautiful work of art. x

  • Thanks so much Agnes:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • terezadelpilar~ art & architecture
    terezadelpilar...almost 3 years ago

    wonderful Robin!!!!

  • Thank you Tereza:)

    – Robin Monroe

  • Pam Amos
    Pam Amosalmost 3 years ago

    gorgeous….love the light… :)

  • Thank you so much Pam:)

    – Robin Monroe

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