Image Size 29" x 10"
I've painted this scene before in oil. This is a watercolor and is much larger. As I look at this photo, I can see that I need to go back in and add more autumn colors into the leaves of the trees that are leaning into the picture. I don't take pictures of my paintings until Monday afternoon and that's when I usually see changes that need to be made that I don't see when I look at the actual painting - probably because I'm looking at it too intently and miss the obvious. Also, lately, I seem to barely be finishing my weekly painting Monday afternoon and I don't have time to make changes before I post it. Maybe I should be managing my time better.
I did spend the earlier part of the week adding some darks to last week's painting. I am much happier with the it now. I think it would have had more of a glow if I had used watercolor rather than acrylics though. Here is the redone version. If you are getting this post by e-mail and would like to compare it to last week's painting, go to my blog.
I still think I like the one I did a couple of weeks ago in watercolor as a study better than this one. What do you think?