Colourful Contemporary Art

I am a professional artist and art teacher.
I paint the tenacious bits of wild that defy human activity in a manner inspired by
my fascination with fossils and designed to make the viewer look deeper.
Studio visits by luck or by appointment are welcome.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Step by step: three trilliums painting

Next!
Since spring is taking so long to arrive I'm creating my own. 
A couple of years ago I took about a zillion pictures of spring flowers in Springwater Conservation Forest. 
I've been mining that stash looking for images to warm up by, and nothing says spring in Ontario like trilliums. 
This is step one, design composition and value/colour plan. 
Off to the studio I go!
Step two draw on board, and paint notan (value plan)
Next, the first of the texture layers
Then, first layers of glaze,
Almost done, 
Hmmmm, needed something.....how about this:

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