How to Fingerpaint Sunset on the Yukon

The last half of the Annual Iditarod includes riding along the Yukon River. Grab your paints and plates and Leggo!

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How to Fingerpaint Sunset on the Yukon
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Prime your canvas with a liquid gray oil. This will allow all your paints to blend on the canvas.

Prime your canvas with a liquid gray oil. This will allow all your paints to blend on the canvas.

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Mix yellow, crimson and white on your fingers for your sunset.

Mix yellow, crimson and white on your fingers for your sunset.

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Start your horizon line across your canvas.

Start your horizon line across your canvas.

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Clean your hand. Mix your Prussian Blue and white to get a lighter blue for your sky.

Clean your hand. Mix your Prussian Blue and white to get a lighter blue for your sky.

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Lightly put some blue steaks into the sunset and blend with your pinky.

Lightly put some blue steaks into the sunset and blend with your pinky.

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Clean hand. Add sunset color to below the sky where your water reflection will be.

Clean hand. Add sunset color to below the sky where your water reflection will be.

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Glob some white on your thumb and make random patters in your sky like so.

Glob some white on your thumb and make random patters in your sky like so.

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With a clean hand, blend the globs into the sky with small circular motions. Very lightly.

With a clean hand, blend the globs into the sky with small circular motions. Very lightly.

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Straight Prussian blue at the bottom. A mix of all your dark colors for the land.

Straight Prussian blue at the bottom. A mix of all your dark colors for the land.

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Add some white to your blue as you travel up the canvas.

Add some white to your blue as you travel up the canvas.

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Form up the land a bit more on the right side.

Form up the land a bit more on the right side.

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Reflections in the water, part one.

Reflections in the water, part one.

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Reflections in the water, part two.

Reflections in the water, part two.

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Add a little straight black where the land meets the water to make it pop.

Add a little straight black where the land meets the water to make it pop.

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Add white and scrub in the cloud reflections on the water. Sign the corner with your pinky.

Add white and scrub in the cloud reflections on the water. Sign the corner with your pinky.

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