Friday, September 9, 2011

My Tree Notebook

18x24 inches
acrylic on canvas

Notes From My Tree Journal

I use a 3 ring binder for my tree notebook.  I like to gather samples of bark, leaves, and small branches to use as reference materials.  I put my field notes into the book as well as small studies I do on paper to refer back to for larger studio paintings. Many people don't realize that a lot of research is necessary to be a good tree painter.

2 comments:

  1. This painting is lovely! I have a very similar one hanging on my wall that measures 30x40". It feels like you could just walk in. Beautiful light and textures. congrats on your lovely work.

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  2. Susan,
    Thanks so much. This is a special place, very old Florida and undisturbed but for the narrow path.

    Love,
    Linda

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