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Prometheus: Beginning a New Commission Painting

This is an exciting day for me. Today I’m starting actual easel work on a new, large format, commission painting that has been [...]

Painting Color Over a Monochrome Under-painting Part 2: Hair

When making the color pass over a monochrome underpainting of hair, I use a slightly different approach. Rather than using straight, opaque tube [...]

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Painting Color Over a Monochrome Underpainting – Part 1: A Face

As promised, here is a brief overview of how I approach painting flesh tones over a completed monochrome underpainting. This approach uses straight [...]

Painting Color Over an Underpainting: Part Two

I'm continuing to work with color over the monochrome underpainting, and am focusing on the comfy chair our young reader is occupying. I [...]

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