A few of you have sent me questions lately about how I go about making a painting.
So I thought it’s about time to bite the bullet and put a little video together. Now it is a small 3 minute video but in terms of putting it together, it took longer than making the painting. Put it like this, it was a steeeep learning curve.
I managed to edit over an hour of recording to just over 3 minutes.
Here is my first effort.
“Gone with the Wind” it is not but I hope it gives a little insight into what I do.
The first part of the video, the painting is flat while I apply an acrylic underpainting wash. Then, after about 30 seconds, the painting is on my easel for oil painting.
After I completed editing the video, I reworked the foreground so the painting you see above is slightly different from the one on the video.
I’d love to hear what you think.
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