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    Critique please - first post

    Hey everyone,

    This is my first posting and critique here, so please let me know if there are any changes I should make towards posting. Thank you for your time
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    Welcome!

    I have some suggestions

    1. Perspective- Since the tree is above the horizon line, we would be seeing more of the underside of it, and in turn, it would feel more majestic. Right now it looks as if we are eye level with it and it's a missed opportunity for drama.

    2. Values- Right now you aren't playing with your values to really help us zone in to the focal point. Every thing is equally contrasted. Don't be afraid to group areas in a more limited value range. Why not have a back-lit scene? Darken the values of the foreground rocks and make them less contrasted. Darken the mid ground rocks, and you can make them a little more contrasted than the foreground rocks since it's the focal point. Making the middleground darker and backlit will contrast it nicely against the sky and allow that green goop to glow. For the background, you could lighten the rocks and trees to get a sense of atmosphere and allow the focal point to be dominant.

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    The composition is totally symmetric, which makes it boring to look at.
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    The colours are too clean, use reference from nature

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