My Portrait of Taz: Developing the Background
You might remember that last time, I wrote about finally getting past the massive artist's block that was holding me back by using the "just do it!" method. It worked! I was able to return to the painting and start developing the background by laying in the base colors.
After that was done, it was time to start developing shapes, fine-tuning colors, establishing lights and darks to show form, and even adding some detail to the more finished areas. Along the way, I was adding some paint to Taz when I had extra. This helped me see the picture as a whole and also gave me a head start on getting some of Taz's markings and features established.
Image Credit » My original artwork
MegL wrote on February 1, 2023, 2:43 PM
It's certainly coming on now. My granddaughter had some art lessons before Christmas and this was the technique she was taught.
markgraham wrote on February 2, 2023, 9:31 PM
You are making good progress on Taz. Just wondered if you would like to see some of my artwork.