on a dark background. The first layers of paint create a dark background. Before the acrylic paint is dry an indication of the figure pose is brushed on using a red shade. After that I start wiping out the figure to define light and shadow. Last step is to add finishing touches to the subject.
This Oil and Cold Wax painting began with slathering on three seperate layers of paint to create body, texture and depth using scrapers and palette knives and mark making tools. The final layer (below) reveals the figure and more values.
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