I will be graduating from art school in about 3 1/2 months. My final exam will be to host an art exhibit. I have an idea of what it will look like, but just for fun I decided to test-hang my 3 newest paintings. The same picture can look great or terrible just by how … Continue reading A Test-Exhibit
A few days ago I had posted that the painting "Shadow under a Bridge" was finished. But when I went to show it to my professor, he suggested to change the sky and the hills. I did what he suggested and like the result. It was good before, but now it's even better! As for … Continue reading Updates: Paintings and Costumes!
Today I got to finish my painting "Shadow under a Bridge". I am really happy with how it turned out :)
Yesterday I went to the studio for the first time after the holidays. I got about 2,5h of work in, especially putting highlights and details in the grass- and water areas. I also started tackling the proportions of the figure (my dad). His head was too big. Surprisingly, the rest of the body seems to … Continue reading Back in the Studio!
Slowly but surely "Shadow under a Bridge" is coming together. I was encouraged by my professor to try new techniques and that's what I've been doing. Today I was looking at the picture and decided that it needed more depth. So the hills got a layer of pale blue on top while the mid-ground got … Continue reading Work in Progress: Going deeper
This is what my painting "Shadow under a Bridge" looks like so far. I am trying a "new" technique with this picture, and so far I'm quite happy with it: a base coat in the opposite color you want it to be later. So if my sky is supposed to be white, I start … Continue reading
I said that I was working on a new canvas frame. Well now the frame is done and I've started sketching the picture ("Shadow under a Bridge") out. This is what a painting looks like when you start...