|'Three Friends' 12x9 pastel on Uart Dark ©Karen Margulis|
These trees called out for black paper! I pulled out a piece of Uart Dark 800 grade. The dark charcoal tone of this paper would really help the colors come alive.
|My Reference photo|
|All set up and ready to paint!|
|Building the color in the tree trunks...close up photo|
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