More painting refashions

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 This second one has been moving around with me since probably 2001 (I remember working on it in the yard of the first apartment I moved into at the beginning of grad school, and I think I stopped painting after the first year.)  At the time I was rather obsessed with backlit trees and this one was from a sketch of a big tree in Golden Gate Park.  One thing that’s cute about the painting is that it looks different when it itself is backlit:

 

Exactly how it looks depends on the light: