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This plein air painting was done in the Laguna Wilderness Park on Laguna Canyon. This painting measures 19.5"X25". This painting took about an hour and a half to two hours. This subject was way too complicated for the amount of time I took to paint it. I think it will serve well for a studio painting. As an excercise to prepare for quick draw events, there are some obvious short comings for this subject. The execution of all the sharp edges would require more time than was available. The foreground needs to be warmer. The background should demonstrate the atmospheric perspective better. There is not enough value difference between the branches and the background. I should have selected the shape of the tree branches more carefully.