Are We There Yet?

The tricky thing sometimes is to decide whether the painting is finished. Too soon is better than too late! In the case of this pine forest I’m pretty sure I’ve only done the background. However because I’m a novice I’m reluctant to go further as I might spoil it! Real paper has no “Undo” function. 

This little sketch looks good when enlarged and framed. 


Here’s another tree; one That has too much paint. I need to learn how to make translucent granulated layers, not like this: 

Here’s what I was trying to do:


Long way to go!

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