Painting Techniques

Here are the stages of painting an oil on canvas of Culmstock Beacon in Devon.
Size 10 inches x 36 inches.

1 - Sketch in the main shapes of the landscape.

2 - Painting in the sky

3 - I have started to paint the hills and trees against the sky

4. Detail of the hills and fields in the background that are complete.
The foreground is stained in with a light wash of oil and turps.

5 - progressing through the background.

6 - The main part of the painting is now complete.

7 - The canvas is now finished.

8 - The completed canvas was framed with a 3 inch wide frame.
I have hand painted it to complement the painting using some of the colours in the painting itself.

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