Tuesday, May 5, 2009


So, upon Kyler's suggestion, I am going to post a painting from start to finish.  This is a commission painting that I am completing here for an Italian I met in a neighboring village.  I am really excited because I will be able to make a contact in Italy by leaving a painting here and I get paid!!!  So anyway, here is the first step.  When I start the painting, after the initial sketch, I begin putting the shadow colors.  I tend to hyper-saturate the hues.  If it looks diseased, I know I am off to a good start.

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