Wednesday, March 21, 2007



Pike 2

This is my second exercise from John Pike's book. It's supposed to be a snow scene (in case you can't tell - ha). John Pike's grays were actually darker than mine and yet his looked like snow. Maybe I need to have more variation in the gray and also more drift patterns. I like my foreground trees and was pretty happy with the people. I've always avoided putting figures in landscapes and found it not quite as daunting as I expected.

5 comments:

SiouxSue said...

This is beautiful! Good for you!

Teri C said...

Great job Brenda! You are on a great roll here. I may have to look into this book if you keep tempting me. :)

Karen at Pen in Hand said...

Um, I knew it was snow right away, Brenda! Nice work.

Cathy (Kate) Johnson said...

Oh, lovely! You've really got that sense of depth in the forest that John was so good at. The figures add a real sense of scale, too--you did well!

gingermoggy said...

Brenda, I like the way my eye is drawn down the middle to the distance - and like you - I am never comfortable adding figures - as Kate says, they give a real sense of scale to the scene.... lovely job on both of these.
Jules