Excited to say, I’ve got a new painting (the lamp one) underway. I’m well into the underpainting. (I decided to go traditional and use raw umber and ultramarine blue for that.)
Some really quick tonal sketches I did in preparation for a painting I’m going to do. (I previously did a pencil drawing.) They’re pretty rough, but I found the exercise helpful—and fun. I did them to try to decide on an underpainting colour, but they were also good sketching-with-a-brush and value practice. I like theContinue reading “More lamp practice”
The latest episode of the Learn to Paint podcast with Mark Eanes was a great lesson on colour. Although I’m still struggling with this, I found this article from Seattle Artist League on blocking in helpful. Some good example images.