PLAYING WITH COLOR

I have moved on from a grisaille palette to a limited palette, which means I get to start playing around with color.  The limited palette has flake white, yellow ochre, cadmium red light, and ivory black. I started painting the figure and my cast this week and so I’m trying Read more…

DON’T DRAW ANGRY

  This is the start of a new long pose with a new model. I have worked with this model many times before and unfortunately he does not hold a consistent pose.  I became really frustrated with trying to capture a gesture that was constantly changing and I let it Read more…

I FINISHED BOTH PAINTINGS

This week was all about resolving both my figure and cast painting.  I focused mostly on my edge work: edges of forms, edges of shapes within forms, and also edges of the big light shape and shadow shape. Specifically with my cast painting, Magda, told me to think about the Read more…