Color Studies for Painters 1.1; Monochromatic Harmony

This alla prima study will be done all in one session, about 2 1/2 hours long, using the first color harmony study in this series. Monochromatic harmony, means a color selection of only one hue, in this case, blue. We are painting blue water in a textured glass, using (cerulean) blue. It is toned more … More Color Studies for Painters 1.1; Monochromatic Harmony

Animal Skull

This is the second project my Intro to Oil Painting students do, on an 11 x 16″ canvas, using a limited palette and an animal skull as still life. Strong spot light is used, with a darkened space (black box) in which to place the object so that we can see better contrast. Initially, a … More Animal Skull