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Laying some foundation washes

I wanted some underlying tones to dry brush the subsequent strokes over.

I made a light wash of Hooker’s Green Dark grayed with a touch of Alizarin Crimson and I painted the backround tree line around what is now determined to be a lake using the #8 round red sable .

Using a wash of Dioxazine purple I painted the shadow areas of the tree, keeping the edges rough with broken washes.

While this was still wet I added some blue accents with a mix of Cobalt blue.