Scott discusses his method for painting rocks, gives two examples and suggests artists for further study.
"Rocks are not like clouds -- they are meant to hurt you." Let that thought guide your shape making.
Start by looking for ways to simplify the shapes you see. Identify the big shapes and big patterns. Then add detail.
Find your placement, then find your painting.
Artists to study:
Journaling is key to growth. Your understanding is incomplete without repetitive practice. Do the work.
For each of the above artists: