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Sunset on the Marsh Step 1

Sunset on the Marsh
Sunset on the Marsh

Four steps to paint a sunset. Step 1.: I used a palette knife to lay the paint onto my painting surface which is an 8"x8" wood panel which I do prefer over stretched canvas. Starting with lightest to darkest (background to foreground) place just enough colors to suggest the sky pattern, keeping it in a very loose structure at this point. This also ensures I have plenty of paint to move around in the next steps....

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