The anatomy of a painting.
June 6, 2009 §
Now that the paintings for the exhibition are finished i thought i’d post the steps taken to make the Hydrangeas.
Beginning of underpainting in brown and white.
Brown and white underpainting.
Starting 1st layer of colour.
1st layer colour.
Still 1st layer of colour.
!st layer and some 2nd layer colours.
2nd layer of colour.
3rd layer of colour plus some darks.
3rd and 4th layer adding details.
To complete the painting it took 70 hours spread over 4 months. You can see the final painting in the previous post. Good night.