Today the painting I explored was very different from my other work. A friend is asking for an original piece for her home and I wanted to try something new.  Have a look at the steps of progress in painting this piece. Please feel free to leave a comment!

White and yellow ochre acrylic painted on canvas for background effect

Blue Dream in progress 1
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016

Cereulean blue acrylic painted on canvas  middle ground

Blue Dream in progress 2
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016

Adding in fuchsia and yellows for foliage to foreground

Blue Dream in progress 3
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016

Defining trees in middle and foreground

Blue Dream in progress 4
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016

Adding levels of depth to foliage and dropping in trees in background

Blue Dream in progress 5
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016

Acrylic painting of blue background and spring blooms on a tree

Blue Dream
Acrylic on Canvas
16″ x 20″
2016
Sold to Private Collector