Scroll down to see the stages (in reverse order) of my process in creating this painting. I actually remembered to take pictures! I don't always create a painting in this same manor.
Sims Creek flows through Julian Price Park located on the Blue Ridge Parkway here in North Carolina.
First the completed painting:
oil on canvas
Just one painting session before the completed painting:
Continuing to develop the lights,darks and local color:
Beginning to lay in the lights/darks and local color:
Laying out the composition in charcoal: