Sam’s Song

This boathouse is situated on a narrow channel between two lakes so the water is always pretty calm. I have taken many photos of this but never painted it and now I know why. When the water is this calm it’s a mirror! And the reflections are damn hard to paint!! A few ducks swam by but that wasn’t really enough to make things easier for me. You can never count on those birds.

Sam's Song

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10 Comments on “Sam’s Song”

  1. Ross C says:

    Stunning reflections! This was a two and a half point effort. My scoring goes like this…
    1 point for snowscapes – after all, you only paint half a picture
    2 points for a typical landscape – you usually only half paint the foreground… maybe green with a few shadows… or you do an easy sky
    3 points for reflections – seems only fair because you have to paint the hard bit twice.
    Sorry, I took off half a point on this one for the dodgy perspective which is more obvious when you do reflections. : )

  2. Amazing Shari,
    You made it look like glassy water. Great!

  3. tmikeporter says:

    Like this one a lot! Reflections are a daunting challenge.

  4. Jane Hannah says:

    The reflections are absolutely riveting… and what a nice way to end the summer Shari. This is fabulous!!!

  5. angmacleod says:

    It is adorable, i can almost hear the frogs croaking,


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