For today’s class, we had to bring in a picture of someone. Anyone. We had to paint a portrait of the picture using only one color — burnt umber. We could use the paint straight out of the tube or thinned with Gamsol. (We’re painting with oils.) Gamsol is a brand of odorless mineral spirits. […]
The 2016 fall semester has begun! I’ve been waiting for this day! I’m taking Intermediate Painting. The focus is on the figure.
I spent a lazy Sunday mixing shades of gray. And you thought this was going to be an erotic post! There is something sensual about playing with paint, I think. And there is something exciting about mixing colors. I remember the first time I mixed a gray instead of using one straight from the tube. […]