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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Malachite Bowl Demo

Every once in a while I like to post a series of stages leading up to the finish of a painting. These are the demo steps for the Malachite Bowl posted on 2/22/2010.

 First a sketch to work out the composition

 I grid the canvas with four small marks at the midpoint of each side and mark the center of the canvas so I can compose through my viewfinder.
Adding some color and value to make comparisons.
the finish.


Dewberry Fine Art said...

Your steps are great. Thanks for sharing. Great color contrasts and really beautiful and expressive brush work. Lovely!

Kelley Carey MacDonald said...

I've said it before, but .... you ROCK, and this sequence proves it. Solid, and inspired. Happy painting, Babe!

Teri and the cats of Furrydance said...

Mucho late in commenting but I love the colors and the broad strokes!

Laurel Daniel said...

I love seeing this progression! AND it's a great little piece!

Marian Fortunati said...

Ohhhhhhhhhh the colors in this painting are extraordinary!!!