Here are a couple of oil studies I’ve done over the past week (it helps being off work!) Continue reading
Now for the fun part! Time to fill the canvas.
This is really still just and underpainting and will mostly be painted over or adjusted later. It’s mostly just to establish the value relationships of the painting, but some of the dark areas will show through in the finished painting. Continue reading
One step I forgot to include in yesterday’s post is the notan sketch, which I did right after cropping the photo reference to the size I wanted. Continue reading
Time for another series, as I go through all of the steps involved in painting a landscape.
In this post I’ll show you how I set up my painting area, and all the tools and equipment I use. Continue reading
In a team Google Hangout yesterday, one of the co-founders of the company I work for, was asked if he is someone who sets personal goals.
In reply, he mentioned an article he had read recently, which described an interesting approach to goal setting. The example was around exercise. If you set a goal of losing 10 pounds, for example, then what happens when you reach that goal? Do you set a new goal of another 10 pounds? Will it ever be enough? Will the goals continue to motivate you? Continue reading