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Photo © Pam Van Londen 2009.

Challenge 13 ~ Aspen Grove photo reference: Right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Mac) to save this file to your hard drive.

Use this reference photo for the month of January, 2011.

View the Paintings submitted for this challenge.

Aspen groves are a popular landscape scene for plain air, impressionist, and abstract painters. How can you paint them so your work stands out from the others?

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12 Comments

  1. Aspen Grove 1, oil on claybord © Pam Van Londen 2011
    Aspen Grove 1, oil on claybord © Pam Van Londen 2011

    • I looked at the first painting and said to myself….hmmmm then I saw its the same painter. 🙂 I like both but this second one with the controled edges is my favorite. There really is a lot of color in this photo. We just have to see it.

  2. Aspen Grove 2, oil on claybord © Pam Van Londen 2011
    Aspen Grove 2, oil on claybord © Pam Van Londen 2011

  3. Aspen Trees Abstract by Jean Nelson
    Aspen Trees Abstract by Jean Nelson. Acrylic 5.5″x6″ on linen paper

  4. Carolee Clark
    “Aspen Trees” by Carolee Clark 10″ x 10″ acrylic on wrapped canvas

  5. Biodiversity, Carolee Clark
    “Biodiversity” by Carolee Clark, 10″ x 10″, acrylic on wrapped canvas

  6. Leslie Hawes
    By Leslie Hawes, Derwent Artists colored pencil. 4″ x 6″, or 10.2cm x 15.2cm

  7. © Sara Silva Alexandre
    Aspen Grove, Sara Silva Alexandre, Pastel on paper 30 x 20 cm

  8. © Linda Smith
    Birch Trees, Linda Smith, Oil, 12 X 12

    • Excellent texture.

  9. © Janice Austin
    “Aspen Grove” by Janice Austin, 9 x 12 pastels on olive green Canson Ingres paper

    • Anita Badmai
      “Aspen Grove” by Anita Badami, 8″x10″, Acrylic on Canvas


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