Oil on canvas board 12 x 16″
This was supposed to be a quick room make-over. Strip the wallpaper, cleaup and then re-paper, paint and done. I found a problem.Continue reading
The challenge here is to tease out details from an old school photo. Many photos taken in this way tens to be almost monochrome. There is a single colour of varying skin tone in the photo, another for shirt, hair and so on. My job, apart from the usual is to tease out colour where there is tone.
Finished, I like this one and, as a bonus, it took less time than the others.Continue reading
Water, colour temperature and tonal drama- old themes for me.
Canvas, with gesso and burnt sienna ground. See below for development stages.
This page is awaiting a final photo. I’m working on it but am layering up glazes to get the colour right.