Durring this project I asked for lots of help from my table. I mainly asked if things looked right, if colors were accurate, and for help on what could make the painting look better. Janine inspired me to make the mountains look better than at first because at first the mountains were a more solid color. Sonia said to try blending the sunset colors on the campus instead of trying to make a lot of individual colors and try to overlap them which made my sunset look really good. Asking others for help made me realize how I need to take a step back sometimes and maybe get other perspective and do the same for my group as well.
After each section of my painting I took a step back to see what I should maybe fix and try to decide whether what I did was good enough for the project. Before I did the sunset I wondered whether to make a lot of small lines of different colors or to blend colors on the canvas. After trying to blend colors on the canvas I decided it looked really good and moved to the mountains. For the mountains I tried to do a different solid dark green to light green at first and make each mountain a different color. I then decided to change my mind and do the mountains by painting a base dark green and add value to each one where it would look best and overlapped with other mountains within the paintings. For the houses and village buildings I chose random colors for different parts of the building and decided I liked how that looked and moved on to the trees. For the trees, Ms. Rossi taught me to make the trees by randomly adding different shades of paint with a brush and randomly dab it in layers. I added brown lines underneath and values along the branches to show where light was shining. I decided I liked that and eventually I finished my painting and everything seemed to work really well together and I was pleased with my final project.