Demo by Paul Botes – 17 May 2014 Demonstration by Paul Botes – 17 May 2014 Paul Botes Paul begins his acrylic painting with a toned Burnt Sienna background The reference picture Paul sketches in the composition of the trees Paul starts by ‘blocking’ in the dark areas into the painting A thin wash of colour is added in between the trees. The distance yellow through the trees is added. More detail and highlights are added. The foreground is painted in. Detail of the painting The finished painting. Paul with the finished painting.