Thursday, May 13, 2010

Painting Irises - My Second Video of painting.

This is my second video, I'm learning a lot, sorry for the lighting and focus problems..... Please let me know what you think! Any suggestions?

I'm trying to use a loose spontaneous brushstroke in this painting. I was watching a painting video by Richard Schmid and I noticed that he holds his brush in many different ways, to vary the mark.. I am also focusing Using strong contrasts in color and value to make the painting pop!

It's hard to paint irises without thinking of Van Gogh, I guess he has kinda branded the bread.

I'm having fun, so subscribe to this channel and you can watch me develop.

Music provided by DoKashiteru the track is Stop What You Do!
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Saturday, May 08, 2010

This is my first attempt to make a video of me painting. It is a speed painting, so you can watch an hours worth of painting in 3 minutes. This was going to be an oil portrait study, painted plein air. Then I got a call from work that I had to go in and take care of some stuff. I want to get to the point where I do portraits regularly. Right now I paint one about once a week with a group at Frances Kuta's studio in Eureka, CA.