Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Life of an Oil Painting

Spring 2010 on the Arno
2' x 4' oil on canvas

Session 1: Sky background complete, some layout of colors

Session 2: More blocking in of colors

Session 3: Detail work on left side

Session 4: Some detail work moving to the right side

Session 5: Some corrections to the original buildings sketch, plus work on trees

Session 6: Completed bridge

Session 7: Completed river

Session 8: Finished glazing for shadows, depth, and color

Finally, finished and framed! 
(Framed by Hobby Lobby)

And now for sale for a little travel escapism!

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