Going sledging

This is a painting about fun family days in winter. I was inspired by the impressionists love of painting snow (Monet  and Pissaro) and I’ve deliberately left my scarlet underpainting show through to contrast with the blue shadows and the thick impasto white snow.

Tree branches are left to the viewer to discover by occasional white brush strokes or silhouettes.

Now tell me, Are they going sledging or coming home?

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