Monday, February 27, 2012

Heather II



"Heather II" 15 x 19 in. Acrylic on Arches 140lb Watercolor Paper. 2012


Progress Pictures
This is my first complete painting for 2012. I had a study for this back in December and finally decided to paint the real thing. I toned the whole canvas with burnt umber and red oxide, then layer down my darkest darks. From there, I "lifted" the painting out into the light side. The most exciting part of the painting for me was painting in the contrast of warm shadows and almost blueish, white skin.

2 comments:

  1. Love your work! When I was in DD1 last term, Ron showed us the book you worked on, you are phenomenal!

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  2. Thank you for share this! Amazing work.

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