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Monday, January 15, 2007

Anatomy of a Painting

I chose a photo, scanned it in, and put a one-inch grid onto it. I made a similar grid with charcoal on my 3-"x40" gessoed canvas, which is a different shape, so I had to cut off part of the photo image, and add on some on the top (just tree limbs and leaves) to make it work in the new format.
I did a charcoal drawing on the grid. The next step will be the underpainting.

1 comment:

Enjah said...

LOL I see the dude's head is too large. The computer is a great tool for comparing the photo and the drawing!