Striking 2

Striking 2

Thunderstorms are thoroughly fascinating, the climax being of course the lightning strikes. I have not yet mastered painting lightning bolts… realistically, but i am gradually getting there. Usually I have to rely on photos, on account of the brief nature of a lightning strike. With an iPad, I know you can hold down the camera button for several seconds, and hope to catch one during that burst, but hey–I am sure Pixabay has a ton of free creative commons photos on all kinds of thunderstorms.
Digitally painted on my iPad Air with a finger and stylus. Based on a Creative Commons photo, and finished on 8/2/19.

Fleeting

Fleeting

Digitally painted on my iPad Air, using a plain stylus, from imagination.

Digitally painted on my iPad Air, using a plain stylus, from imagination.

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