View Full Version : Into The Cold

03-13-2008, 10:20 AM
Hello fellow ArtRage users,

I've never really tried anything with landscapes, but I wanted to start to get into it a bit more. Since I viewed this as a learning experience, I just picked a random picture I found online for a reference (which I followed loosely). I picked a sort of monotone image, so I could practice at getting my layout right without having to worry to much about an abundance of colors. I pretty happy with how it came out, but I always welcome criticism so I thought I'd post it here rather then in the gallery.

Thanks for checking it out 8)

03-13-2008, 10:24 AM
Very nice. I love the cool distant look of the painting

D Akey
03-13-2008, 10:46 AM
Niiiiiiiiiice -- vast and atmospheric.

03-13-2008, 12:23 PM
Very beautiful mountain view. Nice painting. :)

03-13-2008, 02:26 PM
I really like the atmospheric quality. A beauty.
I really like the compositional division and shapes of the shapes of the composition I know I could have said that better... but you know what I mean. :D

03-13-2008, 02:29 PM
Thanks everyone, glad you like it 8)

03-13-2008, 02:53 PM
Cold, quiet, serene. Not a place to be when the wind comes up for sure. Nicely done. :)

03-13-2008, 09:59 PM
You're right to be proud for this beauty! :D :D :D

03-14-2008, 05:34 AM
I like it very much! It sort of conjures up where I live in mid-winter.

03-14-2008, 07:38 AM
Top notch.. Nice work, something you should be very proud of..

03-25-2008, 10:43 AM
Absolutely fantastic..good depth and lovely atmosphere!

03-26-2008, 02:21 AM
Thanks everyone. :D

03-26-2008, 08:10 AM
First I want to say I love the silhouette in the foreground of the vista. That really works well compositionally. If I had one change to suggest it would be to push the light breaking through the clouds over the mountains brighter and let the fog on the land below darken a bit to separate the two. The monochromatic palette works well to set your mood. Nice work.