Sunrise Painting – The Steps

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Following from this morning’s sunrise photo I posted here earlier (see here), I’ve now painted the painting. It’s an impressionist study designed to capture the tones and colours I observed and committed to memory when looking at the actual scene. Here are the initial stages. It’s interesting to note the differences between a photo and […]

Blocking-In vs. Partial Blocking-In

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The advantages of blocking-in over other methods of painting construction are vast. Usually it’s my chosen method. However, with my current WIP (work in progress) I’ve used a modified version of this method. The work is a commission on a large bespoke hand-made Harris-Moore linen canvas. Because it’s quite large for me (80 x 50 […]