Thursday, October 24, 2013

Slideshow Demo- oil painting "Perfect Compliments"

Slideshow Demo-- Perfect Compliments (see yesterday's post)

This is the step by step for yesterday's post, Perfect Compliments.
1.- drawing of the basic shapes in pencil and thin black marker (erase out the pencil)
2.-wash the drawing using transparent red oxide and oms
3.- wipe out the lights with a brush or paper towel
4.- paint in the darks using transparent red oxide (no turps or oms)
5.- begin painting in the appropriate color masses, using the established underpainting for values.
6.- continue with edges and details once the main color/value areas are established.



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9 comments:

  1. Awesome demo..How generous of you to share your process. I would never have guessed you nailed down your drawing with a pen! Beautiful results, as always. (-:Carole

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  2. Mary, dear, I thank you for sharing your process. I love seeing a wonderful painting emerge from the beginning of a blank canvas. You make it look effortless.

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  3. Love this slideshow...very informative. The end result is luscious!

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  4. Wow! I'm so impressed with the painting AND the slide show! That's a great idea to show your progress through slides. I like that better than when people post videos. With the slides, you can click through at your own pace. The painting is really wonderful. I like seeing how the layers add to the depth, of it.

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  5. What a treat to see step by step process...You are SO talented, Mary!
    I would love to do the same with my portraits but I'm not that good with the computer!!

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  6. what an amazing idea!!! thank you for sharing your process with us! i LOVED this. and the painting, as always, is just lovely!

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  7. Wonderful painting and excellent presentation, Mary!

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  8. Thanks for the great slideshow, Mary!
    Beauty f a painting.

    By the way, A huge congrats for being Featured Artist in Robert Genn's newsletter!! :)
    I was blown away with sadness over his "Bomb" disclosure.

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  9. Thanks for sharing this, Mary. It is so fun to see how you approached the whole painting and watch it develop in only a few seconds. Cool!

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