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In this part we learn how to take the complex shapes of the background and break them down into manageable areas.
In this part we finish off the right side of the background and then move our attention to the blocking in of the left side.
In this part we start to break up the left side of the background and create the shapes and forms with detail.
With the top of the painting completed we move our attention to the snow covered branches of the right side foreground.