CURRENT PROJECT

Sins of the Past
12″x16″
Oil on Canvas

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2021-HandPaint

PROJECT NOTES:

I really hadn’t planned on adding this piece to the site. I was just looking to keep busy while “Reticence” was drying. However, it’s shaking out to be kinda nice, so here it is.

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••• Painting with Oils •••

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09/07/2021

Sessions 1-3
Since it wasn’t going to be posted, I didn’t take a photo of the underpainting. In this case I just did a quick greyscale layout. You can still see some of the brush strokes in the foreground.

I started the oils by blocking in the sky and clouds. I gave it a couple days to dry before going back in to add some basic highlights and shadows.

In the next session I painted the black structure, using 3 different colors of black (blk+red, blk+blue, blk+white). I’m adding some of the basic details for the other structures and will let it dry before trying to add finer details.

I also continued to build up the lightest areas of the clouds. There are still a lot of decisions to be made on this one.

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