Mountain panorama

The wind rattled my windows and kept me up for half the night, but this morning the sky was wonderful. After my morning class I raced up to the top floor of my building at school to paint a view of the city that I can now only see in late fall or winter when the trees lose their leaves. As the sun broke through the clouds, the shapes of the buildings sharpened, and I captured my Montreal mountain panorama with a flat brush and dabs of mostly Quinacridone Gold, Burnt Sienna, Cobalt Blue and Alizarin Crimson.


11 Comments on “Mountain panorama”

  1. Benadette says:

    Your description and quick sketch painting, make me smile. It’s lovely. Thank you for sharing.


  2. minervafm says:

    Gorgeous! I love your Mont Royal panoramas.


  3. Sadje says:

    Again a lovely painting accompanied by the description of the scene. Thanks for sharing


  4. Nicole Lavigne says:

    It’swonderful, everytime I try to do sky with mountains and trees, let’s say a bucolic scene I dont know why but I fail. I think it stresses me and I paint instead of just put watercolor. You, you got it!


  5. Judy Sopher says:

    Love the colors. Your enthusiasm is wonderful. Hope it is catching. I can use some of it. what size is this? I see you used both sides of your sketchbook.


  6. joantav says:

    I am picturing you racing up to the roof with your art materials. It was definitely worth going up. Lovely!


  7. May O says:

    Do you happen to sell your paintings?


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