How to paint a river estuary – part 8

Next the decaying boat and the riverbed in the foreground were to be worked on in more detail. I wanted to add grass and some bigger stones. I used a fine brush to lay in the grass with quick strokes applying a variety of greens. The different shades of green were created with mixes of cadmium yellow or lemon yellow with raw umber or ultramarine blue or cobalt blue. For the very bright shades I added a little white colour.

Again I sent my customer a photo to let him know about the progress.

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About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion from early childhood. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with several awards for my paintings I now have one of my works on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.
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