|A Country Road, copyright Jeanne T. McBrayer|
I like the back-lit trees, high color and contrast. I think I might paint this one again and try to improve the shapes a little. But this one was a good class with a great teacher. He was very generous with his time and helped each one of us with his critiques while we were painting.
I bought Tom's book 150 Charts. It is not sold in stores. It was pricey, but has lots of helpful techniques, color studies, and how to paint particular items such as trees, water, rays of sunshine/shadow, and waterfall. I know I will learn a lot from studying this book. He had a gorgeous mountain creek and waterfall from another class at AOC this weekend. I wish I had gotten into that class, but it was full.
|Creek and Waterfall Painting from Art of Carolinas 2014, Tom Lynch|
|Peak Creek Dam at Dogwood Time, copyright Jeanne T. McBrayer|