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Sketch Marathon Day 3: Berlin Turnpike

by Simon Bland / May 2, 2016 / Landscape Sketch

Berlin Turnpike. 8x10, oil and cold wax on linen panel. 2016

Berlin Turnpike. 8x10, oil and cold wax on linen panel. 2016

As I work through the sketches each day, every painting becomes a learning experience. I slowed myself down and took a little longer with this painting, for example. I also added warmer light to the tops of the trees and telephone pole to create interest.