Trees in Watercolour

Painted in a nature park in St. Ives, New South Wales.

St. Ives bushland debiriley.com
St. Ives bushland debiriley.com

Lovely reserve full of birds and trees, delightful.

The foliage greens become progressively warmer into the foreground. The edges are also sharper more in focus in the foreground and softer in the background. The tree trunk has a graceful curve-  which provides a more inviting imagery. Straight, stiff and rigid would give a very different emotion to the painting.  Colour temperatures are warmer in the foreground and cooler into the background.   Background was done wet into wet. Reserving the big main tree trunk white and dry.   Good elements of depth in this image and evokes the feeling of the location.

 

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