Winter Forest Studies

Increasingly abstract woodland scenes-

“Snowy Forest” – Original painting by MJ Seal. Acrylic on board, 7″ x 10″. C. 2018

In this first piece from yesterday’s painting session everything is laid out in flat opaque colors. In the second piece the trees and winding vines are much more stylized.

“Snowy Forest” -Original painting by MJ Seal. Acrylic on paper, 8″ x 10″. c. 2018

By the third piece the stylized tree forms meld together from similar washes of flat color.

“Snowy Forest” – Original painting by MJ Seal. Acrylic on paper, 8″ x 10″. C. 2018

In the last painting the softness of the thinned out gray washes gives the effect of icy mists and the stylized tree branches are taking on a life of their own.

“Snowy Forest” – Original painting by MJ Seal. Acrylic on paper, 9″ x 12″. C. 2018

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