While on the morning walk, I caught a photo or two of sunbeams filtering though billowing cumulus clouds.
It did not seem like too difficult a task to try and capture a few beams in oils coming through clouds on a landscape. (Wrong.)
This, after many painting attempts, does not nearly capture that view:
It needs lots more contrast in the lights and darks and many more layers of paint.
The late Bob Ross shows how to make clouds on a YouTube video:
NOW, after reviewing the Ross video, let's take a snippet of the cloud from the lighthouse canvas:
And with a little fan brush work, here is a later rendition of clouds with a bit of tutalage from Bob Ross:
The pinks need to be worked in, along with more white. It is a work in progress!