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Grizzly Falls Progress Update

An update on a painting I'm working on. I've purchased a new camera. Quite different than my old DSLR which only had a video resolution of 1280 x 720. I'm using a DJI Pocket 2 with 4K resolution and up to 60 fps with video and up to 64MP photo resolution. It's a sweet little mobile camera that's easy to carry. I'm still getting used to it as I literally got it today. I'm showing my progress on my oil painting of "Grizzly Falls" which is located at Kings Canyon National Park,

Painting Grizzly Falls - Foliage and Rocks

In the previous phase, I blocked in the basic structure of the painting. In this phase, I began to get a bit more into the structures of the foliage at the top right of the painting and work on the structure of the waterfall. I also started to detail the wet rock just to the left and behind the waterfall and other places where the water meets rock. I turn to gray/purple/blue tones when I'm painting the wet rock so that they reflect parts of the sky. Where rock is dry, I use t

Painting Grizzly Falls - Block-In, Part 1

In the next blog posts, I'm going to be discussing my next work. My next painting is going to be a vertical landscape painting of Grizzly Falls, located in beautiful Kings Canyon National Park, near Sequoia National Forest, California. The 80 ft. tall waterfall isn't the largest, or tallest waterfall to see, but I really liked the rustic location set amid tall pines in Kings Canyon. Our family would often drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon when we lived in California for 15 ye

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