Today's painting had a mind of it's own. It was supposed to have a bank of clouds above the trees, like in the reference photo below, but I decided I like the simpleness of the composition without them.
I took a couple progress photos, which I thought would be fun to share with you. This canvas has a lot of paint on it! In person, it feels rich and luscious.
Here is the first pass.
Here it is with a lot more paint.
And here is the final painting.