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Exposure Time 1/100
F-Stop 5.9
ISO 400

Reflection from the gum tree branches

Created in this Craftsy class

Acrylic Landscapes Close to Home taught by Susan Stillman

Find inspiration in the world around you—paint dazzling landscapes from photos of your neighborhood with the help of acrylic artist Susan Stillman.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Painting
Type Painting
Subject Landscape
Material Acrylic Paint
Style Other, Impressionist, Realist
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. As this class (and lesson) is about composition and light/shadow as well as colour, I had decided to upload these pics as part of the composition

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Is the piece for sale? No

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What are you most proud of? How I was able to capture the light and shade, especially the reflections from the tree branches. They are 'bathed' in a golden light from the sunset.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The picture is divided into 'thirds', with the shadows from the houses (and other gum trees) in the foreground, the trees in the middle and the afternoon blue sky in the background

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04/03/2014 Flag

Hi Susan, It's not so much the finished product as a subject for the class project.

04/03/2014 Flag

Wow, very nice.

04/15/2014 Flag

Thank you, Ahmed :)

04/16/2014 Flag