Winter Landscape Studies

A couple landscape studies from the 8th of January ( yeah it’s taken awhile to get these posted). These are are based on memory of the view from the front porch of my parents house. In these scenes we see the clouds lit up by the sun setting behind the wooded ridge to the south-

“Winter Landscape at Sunset”- Original painting on canvas by MJ Seal. Acrylic on canvas, 5″ x 7″. C. 2018

The first scene was painted carefully from memory and while very painterly is still easily recognizable. The pale  gold tones and dark blue gray of the clouds further the impression of the cold.

“Winter Landscape Study”- Original painting by MJ Seal. Acrylic on board, 8″ x 10″. C. 2018

this second study is much more loose and filled with energy- like the tangles of bare branches in the winter forest.

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