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Golden autumn view on Trøndelag in water colours

Today's painting involves a view @Siiw painted several years ago somewhere in , . Her water colour painting has been hanging on the wall her for several years, and as such is a familiar sight for me.

I started by painting a similar sky and mountain-side, but when it came to the trees I kind of wanted to put some foliage techniques I'd been watching, to use, so I decided to make it an earlier autumn setting instead, as her trees were mostly bare. Also added a bit more yellow to part of the sky (though perhaps a tad too much).

Certainly had fun drawing this water colour painting!

Some progress shots of the I shared earlier.

The first one with just the hills and the sky probably more closely resembles @Siiw's original work, especially when it comes to the sky, though hers had a better and more prominent radial pattern to the skies, adding some more depth.
The second has the trees added, though only the first tree had foliage yet.

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@thumb thank you :D @Siiw's painting was a good example to create the general shapes of the trees from. For the foliage I enjoyed putting some of Shibasaki's tree foliage techniques to use, combined with some other tricks I've seen in other videos.

Next up for repainting might be some part of the starting map of the RPG , which had some similar tree colours. :)

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