I follow a series of painting tutorials on YouTube: Painting With Jane. Her moody Surrealist pieces always end up being my favorites. I try not to copy them exactly so as to make the art my own. This is my version of a withering flower against a stormy sky:
My latest attempt and something I came up with on my own rather than copied. I’m pretty happy with it. Acrylic on canvas in shades of blue:
I’ve been teaching myself to paint, in acrylics for the time being. One of the better pieces I’ve painted is this castle ruin overlooking the ocean. I have been following a series of tutorials on YouTube: Painting With Jane, so I can’t take credit for the original idea. Anyway, I sketched it in charcoal and chalk first, then painted in acrylic.