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How To Paint An Expressive Winter Scene

This painting comes together quickly with a simple composition and focus on visual interest


  • How a simple value composition allows freedom and expression
  • Using sedimentary colors for textural effect
  • Adding visual interest with edge and textural variety

About This Lesson

Many will find this a difficult lesson. The techniques and ideas and composition are all very simple. The difficulty lies in allowing ourselves freedom with the medium and trusting ourselves to know what looks right.  This lesson will help with both. 

The painting goes together quickly because the simple value composition sketch allows freedom and improvisation. 

Give the lesson a try more than once if needed!

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