Friday, 14 November 2014

Black on Black

I figured it out.  I mean I figured out how to get the dark values.  First cover your canvas with black paint.  I think it would have been better to let the paint dry but who has patience.  Put the subject in a box and then turn of the lights and paint in the dark.  Works for me.  The majority of the painting is black the midtones is secondary and the white is just a smidgen.
S. Charto Black on Black

Just like the books says.  Tomorrow I will try to have a white painting - at least I don't have to paint in the dark.

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