Old Stone Bridge - plein air

moscatel

oil painter
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This plein air is one of the daily paintings I'm doing this month. Temperature that morning was nice and not too cold. This river is not far from where I live so it was lovely to go paint a plein air of this old stone bridge. There were mostly people with their dogs walking on that bridge and my original idea was to add a dog or two there but changed my mind and added two birds. Sounded easier that way. 🤗 11x9 in, oil on canvas board.

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on location photo:
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I like the paint application. Rocks are well done. I think adding the far railing and the small foreground tree on the left would improve the composition.
 
P.Barrie, thanks! Those are good suggestions. I appreciate all help because I'm so blind when it comes to my own paintings.
 
👏👏👏 NICE! I especially like the addition of the fallen/broken branches. They really add to the piece.
 
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