Afternoon Break Live Lesson

Thanks for joining me to paint Afternoon Break. It's a lovely scene which I originally painted from a reference in Taos, New Mexico which is an amazing, spritual and beautiful place. The piece is a faithful representation of a piece of reference. I've taken elements from the reference material and put them together to create a dynamic composition.

I'm going to do an underpainting with alcohol wash. Sometimes I end up covering the whole underpainting but that's okay because it does give a loose and abstract beginning to the piece. This gives me a lot of energy, emotion and gesture to the piece.

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