Adventures in Art: Mountain Moonlight

My husband bought me a book about learning how to paint for Christmas, so over the break, I decided to check it out.

The opening pages explained materials and basic techniques, like understanding how to choose colors and the importance of a focal point. They were all things I had never considered with painting but that I haven’t been able to un-see since.

It also has 50 different little paintings to try with instructions and explanations of different techniques. Even though I’ve painted before, I decided to start with the first one in the book.

It’s just black and white paint, but the goal is to learn mixing and become comfortable with playing around.

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Believe it or not, it took about an hour from start to finish, and it was just as fun to do in my quiet house as it was in a studio. (Though, the curious cat can make things interesting.)

I can’t wait to try out the next one.

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