Your Watercolour Paintings › Maui Sunset
September 16, 2018 at 20:19 #96458
i painted this from a photo I took last year when we were in Maui. I loved the way the trees and people were silhouetted against the sky. This is one of my first paintings done outside of class. I tried to follow Patrick’s video called “Simple Sunset-East Coast Watercolor” so thank you, Patrick! I will attempt to attach the photo as well as my painting in case anyone would like to “give it a go,” as Patrick puts it.
- This topic was modified 3 months ago by PCampbell.
September 16, 2018 at 20:20 #96460
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September 16, 2018 at 22:16 #96470
Domino MaramaParticipant5 pts
Nicely done. I like how you brought back the shapes in the shadows that just look black in the photo.
September 17, 2018 at 05:01 #96475
This is really great! It looks like it would be difficult to paint, but you’ve captured the atmosphere so well and your figures are excellent. 😀
September 17, 2018 at 21:04 #96507
Beautiful sunset painting. I can just imagine standing there sipping a cocktail and watching the sunset. Simply beautiful painting. I like the way you have left the sky holes through the palms to show the light coming through so important but often missed out. Gorgeous colours. Total success.
I would have this painting on my wall. Just a happy reminder of good times.
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September 18, 2018 at 00:57 #96512
Patricia LParticipant6 pts
This is so lovely. The colours of the sunset are well done, not overly intense and I really like that There is a sense of detail in the trees even though they are in silhouette.
Thanks for sharing!
September 19, 2018 at 17:54 #96524
You have really captured the atmosphere of a seashore sunset, I like the silhouettes of the trees and the romantic feel with the couple watching the sunset, this is a lovely painting.
September 20, 2018 at 23:21 #96547
Very nice painting. Colorful and realistic.
September 22, 2018 at 02:44 #96575
Beautifully painted. Silhouettes are hard to paint in any medium, but you’ve done a wonderful job. The sunset colors are lovely, and the blackish green of the trees, figures, and foreground is a great choice over the black in the photo.
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