Head and sky

Finding a couple of spare hours in the studio, I cleaned brushes and got to work on the sky, using a Cobalt blue to the orange clouds on the upper right and repairing the error I made last time, caused by dragging a rag over too young a layer, causing the paint to tear and leave unsightly holes that are difficult to match or blend out of the affected area. I also worked on the face of the Fool, en grisaille, first layer painted in Van Dyke brown to define the features in a fairly linear style, then using the Ceramic white to add body to the face.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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1 Response to Head and sky

  1. Looking fantastic. Can’t wait to come in sometime to get the full effect. 🙂

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