Tree Painting

Tree Series, Overcast, Elora and Chontele

How to Paint Overlapping Objects

By Dan Scott / December 6, 2021 / 98 Comments

Let’s take a look at how to paint overlapping objects. As you might already know, I’ve been working on a tree series lately. The main challenge with this series has been dealing with the complex arrangement of overlapping objects. All the leaves, branches, sky, grass, dappled light, and shadows are so tightly woven together it … Read more

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Dan Scott, Maleny, Late Afternoon, 2020, 700W

On the Easel: Maleny, Late Afternoon

By Dan Scott / October 26, 2020 / 2 Comments

Let’s take a look at my recent painting, Maleny, Late Afternoon. It captures the tranquil landscape as the sun’s warmth battles nature’s cool greens. Dan Scott, Maleny, Late Afternoon, 2020 Reference Photo and Study Below is the reference photo. Feel free to try and paint it yourself. I also painted the following small study in … Read more

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