A Little flesh tone Lesson

It’s Thursday morning, listening to Mark Farina’s Mushroom Jazz, very mellow tunes, great painting music. Truth in position, Mushroom Jazz 4 Today’s going to be a little lesson on painting flesh. I’m still working on Emma and going to be painting her ankles and feet. She’s sitting on a rock on the beach and the reflection of light on her skin renders a slightly…

Palette colors and mediums

My palette colors are as follows… Lemon Yellow, Pale Yellow, Cadmium yellow medium, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red, Transparent Red Oxide, Cad orange, Permanent Alizarin, Burnt sienna. Viridian, Cobalt Blue, Ultramarine blue and Titanium white. The medium I use is  Stand oil  mixed with oms. I part Stand oil and 5 part Oms. It generally takes a week or so for the stand oil to…

Color charting…..

Don’t you just hate it when u want to rework a painting and u cant remember what colors u used? Now I document every color I use for  every painting. Yes a color chart really works. I find them very useful, saves me a ton of time. When designing a painting, I simply use my color charts to map out my painting and the…