Thursday, September 08, 2011

Daily Painting 1306 Twilight Forest gumbo limbos

I had no idea what to paint so I thinned my paints way down and made the background, letting the oil paints flow like water colors. I looked at the result and I could see the trees so I removed some paint and added more and started having fun.

I think they look a lot like gumbo limbo or tourist trees. This wasn't planned it just happened that way. Do you know why the gumbo limbo is also called the tourist tree?
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2 comments:

Jude said...

I love these colours and there is such movement in this one.

Lori McNamara said...

Thanks Jude! I had fun painting it!