Colours: ultramarine, cerulean blue, sap green. raw sienna
Sketch out the composition making sure that the
edge of the lake doesn't fall half way and that the
trees are irregularly placed. paint on a very pale
raw sienna over the sky and trees. Dry
Paint in the back ground trees in mixtures of both
blues and raw sienna allowing the colours to mix on
the paper. Note the colours change from left to
right. Soften off some od the top edges with clean
water. paint in the foreground with sap + cerulean
and sap + raw sienna
Paint the foreground trees and mixtures of sap,
raw sienna, ultramarine and cerulean. These trees
should be darker tones.
Paint in the lake with clear water and drop in
ultramarine + cerulean + raw sienna allowing paint
to mix wet in wet. paint in the foreground with
sap + sienna. Dry
Paint clean water for reflections under the trees
Whilst the paper is still wet paint green mixtures
with a flat brush and a vertical stroke straight down.
If you get a strong edge soften with clean water.
Add foreground these should be the darkest darks.