A little painted sketch that relies heavily on the hue of the toned ground to give a translucent wholeness to the models skin. Painted with a very limited palette of Flake White Hue, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna and Cad Orange, one can see why the cool tones supplied by the toned ground would be ideal for a quick painted sketch like this.
No matter how deeply we try to carve it in to the fleeting passages of time, the sands shall ever wear our conceits down, and when they do, will we be there to embrace it?
"Predatory capitalism created a complex industrial system and an advanced technology; it permitted a considerable extension of democratic practice and fostered certain liberal values, but within limits that are now being pressed and must be overcome. It is not a fit system for the mid-twentieth century. It is incapable of meeting human needs that can be expressed only in collective terms, and its concept of competitive man who seeks only to maximize wealth and power, who subjects himself to market relationships, to exploitation and external authority, is antihuman and intolerable in the deepest sense." `~ Noam Chomsky
Took a bit for me ol' noggin to wrap it's head around all the completely new technical concepts involved to film and edit it ( I haven't even scratched the surface) , however I hope you will enjoy this first attempt!
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So I went a diving in to my old store of holiday pics from the bygone days when I went anywhere at all, and found some snapshots taken on a trip to Tioman Island.. Their beaches are the stuff of paradise, as are many of our beautiful seaside destinations here. The sand as fine as caster sugar and water so crystal clear, one could almost forget the degradation and pollution that would probably have shown up if not for the resorts careful maintenance.
Painted alla prima....
.... and another gesture drawing... :)
Hidy ho guys! So I got out and got some sun for once, which took all of 15 paces from my door.. haha!!
Now I kid, I'm not that bad with the sun thing (not that hard in sunny Malaysia!), this was however a first in a long time at doing an en plein air painting, and the weather sure was ideal!..
Loved how this gesture drawing turned out!
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p.s Pardon the French! Been trying to incorporate it more in to my everyday speech/writing to strengthen my grasp of the language.. :D
A study done for Our Painted Lives challenge of 'Where we store things', this drill has been my trusty helper for more than 20 years now!..
Though I had planned on following along with all the weekly challenges, I decided after my lackluster interest in this one that I would focus only on the challenges that aligned with my main objective when I started, and that was improving my skills with colour and light,
I jumped ahead a bit with some of my painting buddies a month or so back, to do Week 33 where Nicolas asked us to search for old paint tubes we've bought in the past but have hardly ever used.. Begging the question Why did I buy this?..
Each piece just used two of these abandoned tubes and white, the two chosen completely by chance.
My throw of the dice landed me with palettes that were quite monotone, but it was still fun to find ways to create receding cools and advancing warms with the limited palettes..
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Hi guys, This is the first little painting I've done of Watson,
Surprising since her cuteness seems quite unreal at times.. haha!
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p.s. Read more about how this piece was created at 'Watson' the Cat Wet on Wet Oil Painting'
Hiya guys!.. I'd say this one is one of my favs of the 1st weeks challenge that I did.. Using hog bristle brushes, rather than the synthetics used for the others, every brushstroke was deeply pronounced and I tried to take advantage of this by ensuring every stoke would speak to the underlying forms and be texturally appealing with sure gesture.
The bleaching white light of the ref image, flattened the models face somewhat. Thus the challenge was to portray this washed out lighting while still bringing dimensionality to the portrait..
Ref Photo Credit : Kelly Searl on Unsplash
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Read more details and about how this piece was created on my blog at : Our Painted Lives Journey
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