The rooster commission (pictured above) that I am currently working on was started with an imprimatura technique. The information linked is much more involved than I am using in this painting, but is a great reference for understanding the technique and the impact it has on the quality of a painting.
I have been offline most of the last couple of weeks attending business seminars, interviewing venues for the #wildwomanlaunch event, and coordinating projects with fellow artists in my community. Today, I am posting a collection of photos from current studio projects to summarize what I have in progress on my easels and drafting desk. Commissions … Continue reading October 2019 Studio Update
The second step in my process is to submit a full color sketch. In this instance, I used a set of art markers on marker paper.
I find it very useful to make preliminary drawings of a concept before I start a painting. This is the stage at which I send the first sketch to a commission client for approval.