Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Oaks Ignored Their Pleas

"There is unrest in the forest
There is trouble with the trees
For the maples want more sunlight
And the oaks ignore their pleas.

 ~ Neil Peart
 
I based today's painting on one I did for the first 30 in 30 in 2013.
This is one of the many stages this piece went through.
I wanted to revisit the theme of this favorite, very visual quote.
And after squinting at this for a while, I realized that the light sky value at
the bottom right was distracting, taking emphasis away from my focal point.
I decided to try to make it better, so I changed one thing, and then another ...
Please check it out and let me know if you think I achieved my goal.

See today's painting, Day 12, now
and the finished painting for "Unrest In The Forest" - Day 13
tomorrow here on my website blog.
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Wow, we are quickly coming up to the half way point of the challenge.
It's all down hill from there my friends!
Thanks for stopping by. Wishing You Much Happiness,
X ♥  O