Media Step By Step Demonstrations
Media: 'Tracks in the Snow / Aislaby'
Paper: Two Rivers, 300lb, Rough.
Watercolours: Raw Sienna, Cadmium Red, Cerulean, Cobalt Blue
and Cobalt Violet.
Acrlic paint: Titanium White.
Acrylic Ink: Sepia, Paynes Grey, Violet and Antelope Brown.
Fine misting spray bottle.
was undertaken using a 2B pencil on 300lb Two Rivers, Rough paper.
The tracks in the snow and other minor lights were masked out with
The paper was
wet all over and pre - mixed pools of colour were introduced in
a fairly free manner. The paper was then allowed to dry thoroughly.
fluid was carefully removed and the painting developed by adding
colour and softening some edges creating more definite form. Throughout
the painting process, the importance of tone, above everything else,
was essential. Some spattering, using a tooth brush and spraying
with a fine water spray bottle were also used in this stage
trees and the hedgerow on the right hand side were now developed.
The trees were painted using 'warm' and 'cool' combinations of acrylic
ink and a number two or three 'Rigger'.
overlaid washes were applied and the dark horizontal band in the
foreground was over painted using Titanium White acrylic, both straight
from the tube and tinted with acrylic ink or watercolour. Further
texture was built up by spattering extensively with Titanium White
Finally I worked
up, all the final details such as the foreground grasses, telegraph
in the Snow / Aislaby
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