Today I did more practice for my demo on the 17th. I want to complete a painting within 50 minutes, while I am talking about the learnings for teams. This took 1 hour 23 minutes, including the time I took to talk.
This is on Arches 300gm Cold Pressed and is 380x560mm
So I want to streamline it. Actually I think I could leave some of it off altogether. What do you think?
Here is the value sketch (07:21):
And here is the sketch transferred to paper(20:00) – I can save a lot by having this already drawn out – and I can take more time over the drawing:
And here is the first wash, going as dark as possible (46:00) – I could almost stop here:
Here is the second rock (1:11:00) – the boulder is a very tricky shape and I will practice it a little more to get it hard-wired (as the climbers say):
And here is the step before last:
and last (1:23:49) – mmm the green is too green again – too much windsor green – that stuff is so strong: