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@geoffrey_38, is this from life or from a photo reference? Or is it all imagined?It's an interesting image. It's starkness grabs me. I like the golden fields and I'm ok with the black hill. But the swirl of cirrus clouds in the sky at left (if that's what it is) looks facile. It's as if you said, ok, yeah, that's all lookin good. Now, let's have some fun and make up some clouds to finish it off - swirl them around that there black hill and, voila! I'm a genius!I wonder how much more you could have made of this if you had thought about the sky more, made use of good reference material and spent more than two hours on it. The sky looks like an afterthought - not from reality and not well enough imagined for realism. You obviously have talent but good realism needs more. It's hard. It takes lots of time. I've tried to be honest and helpful here and I hope my comment doesn't come across as harsh Maybe take some time to fix the clouds. It's an interesting , even powerful, image and I really like it except for the sky which I find incongruous and jarring. But that might just be me and I'd be interested to read what others think. I look forward to seeing more of your work.
Well, I'll eat my hat. That unreal pattern is actually in the reference. However, I suspect it's been greatly exaggerated or 'enhanced' wth a swirl tool in Photoshop. It looks unreal in the reference. You copied it well and I was wrong. Apologies.