Slow and periodic movement across the panel of Thomas’ egg-tempera underpainting.
Beginning of grisaille (gray-scale) underpainting for panel of Thomas in egg-tempera.
The meeting place.
Brushing size into the surface of the canvas.
A note on the previous post: Sir Richard, it is the Mighty Acts of Walking Man.
Building layers onto the upper half panel of Walking Man and the Ancient Ocean. Here, the clouds, sky, middle and far landscapes, and the cliff have all been recipients of a second layer on top of the underpainting. Below are two details, and the panel in two previous states.
underpainting and drawing
These are images from a new painting I am starting about Jacob when he is wrestling the Angel. This is a very enjoyable stage in painting on canvas- feeling out the forms with yellow ocher, then raw sienna, and burnt sienna. These pictures represent about five hours of work.