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Friday, February 18, 2011

Contemplation~WIP 3


Quick update, poor photo. I still have lots more to do on this one. I've been applying many glazes to areas of the background to get the really dark values. Normally I'm not one to do a lot of glazing. I'll be using a stiff bristle brush to lift some of the paint on the side of the cat's face in deep shadow as it's become almost completely lost. It's barely visible IRL and the camera couldn't pick it up at all. I'm staying with my original palette with one exception...I added some DV raw umber.

2 comments:

Jeanette said...

OMG, I LOVE it! Its just perfect Billie. The muted palette, the composition. Fabulous all round.

Billie Crain said...

Thanks, Jeanette!