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Acrylic: Seasons by David Lloyd Glover

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PROJECT FOURFRAMING FOCAL POINTS

With the focal point of the weathered boat in the foreground, the flat plane of the water surface creates a feeling of depth as your eye moves across to the opposite shoreline and green trees on the other side of the lake.

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Prepare a stretched 24" × 18" canvas with a rich wash of cadmium red over the white gesso. With a #5 flat bristle brush, roughly sketch key elements: the rowboat, the shoreline, and three tree levels. Indicate the shapes of the long lake grass clumps in the foreground.

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