An example of my way of working
Here you have an example of my way of working.
What is perhaps the most interesting thing in this demonstration
is the gradual rise in colors: each stage is a little more colored
than the preceding one. This way of painting prevents the
definitive painting from having too saturated colors (See Which colors does a painter use most
frequently? A childish picture).
Picture #1 shows the black drawing on the white gesso.
Picture #2 shows the black and white underpainting with a watery
Picture #3 shows the first stage of the colored deadpainting
with a the same watery emulsion. The black and white image has been
colored by transparent color glazes only the same process as
when you colorize a black and white photography.
Picture #4 shows a second stage of the dead painting with the
watery emulsion. Opaque colors have been added.
Picture #5 shows the beginning of the underpainting in oils.
Picture #6 shows the finished picture.
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