Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Saturday, March 20, 2010

still life with pan of apples

Here is another image of my progress with this still life. Most of the underpainting is covered with some color. Chroma and value is what I will be fine tuning next. The wall paper will be the real challenge.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

First layer of paint

I have started to put the first layer of paint on the seabass painting! Things are starting to gel together.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

finishing underpainting

I have finished the underpainting for my seabass painting. As you can see, I have applied color to the 24 x 36 inch panel. I have no grayscale underpainting that I am working from. I am working from photographs and the line drawing that I did earlier.
In the plate to the left, I changed the arrangement of the lemons. Instead of two lemons I decided that one peeled lemon might look more interesting. Willem Kalf (a Dutch painter) did a wonderful painting with a lobster and drinking horn. It has a little peeled lemon lying on the table; I have always wanted to do something similar. I thought the peeled lemon might compliment this seafood arrangement.