Peaceful morning

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This was a sunny calm day of early spring. I had been keeping the picture of the Saratov park***  for the special mood and seems like for the special day. Thank you to the national geographic for the photograph:Саратовский городской парк. Автор фото Антон Садомов.The painting session promised to be harmonious and smooth as I knew from the beginning all the necessary steps.

I used water mixable oil paints (white+ultramarine) to create the underwash. After that I switched to regular oils using palette knife and brushes sometimes:











Adding colors created the mood of the painting. I purposefully made the painting lighter to show luminous quietness 🙂 I emphasized the effect of the fog on the background as well.imageimage










Later deeper/darker colors were added because in the morning the painting seemed to be too light to me:

And some details of the work:

imageimageimageimageimageThank you for being with me!

***Saratov is a city in Russia

The painting is available for sale at my etsy store:

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