30 Landscapes in 30 Days, No. 13

This is a tough nut to crack. It’s one of my favorite scenes in the Julington-Durbin Preserve. I have dozens of reference photos of it. I may do just the stages over again and leave them as gestures and initial block-ins, I like them that much.

Here is the final, with detail shots.

pastel painting of the Julington Durbin Preserve

Tunnel Through the Trees, 6×9″ pastel on gessoed mat board by Marie Marfia

pastel painting of the Julington Durbin Preserve

Tunnel Through the Trees, detail, 6×9″ pastel on gessoed mat board by Marie Marfia

pastel painting of the Julington Durbin Preserve

Tunnel Through the Trees, detail, 6×9″ pastel on gessoed mat board by Marie Marfia

pastel painting of the Julington Durbin Preserve

Tunnel Through the Trees, detail, 6×9″ pastel on gessoed mat board by Marie Marfia

pastel painting of the Julington Durbin Preserve

Tunnel Through the Trees, detail, 6×9″ pastel on gessoed mat board by Marie Marfia

This painting is available at auction on ebay.


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