by Nancy Horwick, 2008, oil, 30 x 24.
There are a few adjustments that I suggest for this piece. First, use some shadow colors (dark and medium tones) in the waterfall. Gray the whites—make some variations in the highlights. The other adjustment I would make would be to warm up the greens throughout the composition—especially the greens in the water, since they are in the foreground and closest to the viewer. I like the rocks!
About the Critic
Joyce Washor graduated from Rutgers University, in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and also studied at the Woodstock School of Art, in Woodstock, New York. The author of Big Art, Small Canvas (North Light Books, Cincinnati, Ohio), Washor teaches at the Scottsdale Artists' School, in Arizona, and at the Woodstock School of Art. She is represented by Horizon Fine Art, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; The Crane Collection, in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts; and The Lawrence Gallery, in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information, visit www.joycewashor.com and http://joycewashorsdailypaintings.blogspot.com.
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