I enjoyed creating the aspen pictures...I love trees and I have some favourite artist that do lovely aspen paintings. I'll post links to these artist in a future post. I'm still working on how colours work and how important value and contrast are in establishing the success of a painting or drawing. The books I've studied all seem to indicate that once you've nailed value in your composition, any colour can be used. Later this week I'll post links to books I've been studying.
Although I don't have pictures, I was very lucky this week to view a bald eagle flying over my head very close and to see an entire flock of Canada geese come from afar and circle noisily 3 times above Austin and I, then land with amazing majesty and then utter silence...these are hard experiences to explain with words. Just a very peaceful experience and I felt that rare feeling of being in tune with nature on two cold winter days.