As a present, my sister-in-law asked for some hand-painted cards. Given I have enjoyed Peter Sheeler’s videos, I thought I would use his exercises as a way to practice painting, and fulfill a family member’s request for a Christmas present! Here is Mr. Sheeler’s video:
Birch trees are some of the easiest and most lovely trees to draw or paint. The white trunks and white snow made for a good chance to work at keeping white space. The other thing is that the palette was limited, which I am beginning to find refreshing – a lot of colors can be made from two or three.