View Full Version : Alsaise Winter Snow (Before & After)

L Skylar Brown
11-18-2011, 04:08 AM
This was originally done as a window view, looking thru the village, and up the mountain - in Spring. As I reviewed a call for entries in a Christmas Card contest, it occurred to me that with a bit of retouching, this would be a great winter scene. Orig size is appx 12x15. Impressionism. I just added snow and some frost effects to a new layer.

11-18-2011, 04:17 AM
Skylar...amazing how you transformed it seasonally...an interesting work and it has the great charm of an old city...

11-18-2011, 04:41 AM
A fine winter image and would make an incredible Christmas card....

11-18-2011, 07:51 AM
Super paintings Skylar! I would like to see the edges of the frost softened in most places, just the edge and not all edges leave a few hard. I also think you should let the church show through a bit more (but all the way) since its a background point of interest. A very cool painting!

11-19-2011, 12:55 AM
Winter is cold but this painting really warms me, well done Skylar:)

11-19-2011, 04:40 AM
I like the second one the most because of the warm and cozy feeling it gives me.
Well done.

11-19-2011, 04:51 AM
Skylar, this is lovely and would make a wonderful card :)

11-19-2011, 10:14 AM
A really neat way of changing a season and so effective.

11-20-2011, 04:54 AM
A couple of winners! Is Alsaise Alsace? The buildings look much good, old Europe to me ...