Friday, July 25, 2014

Step by step

I am working on massing in the beginning of a painting and understanding planes. To help with planes, I purchased one of the planes of the head models and lit it today while I worked on lights and darks. To make this learning less painful, I am painting on canvas paper. If I paint something that I want to keep, I can mount it onto a support after it dries. Otherwise, the exercises can be discarded without too much sadness about the expense.

Dogs are easier than people. Here is a recent commission.

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