Saturday, 16 June 2012
First coat of paint on Life 4
I'm a bit reluctant to show you this as it's the first coat of paint and the balance isn't anywhere near right yet!
At the moment everything is competing with everything else for your attention.
I've blocked in the basic colours but will now have to bring the body to the fore and make the background slip away. I might do this by heightening the colours of the things I want in front, or I might just give a wash of, perhaps grey, to take everything else back a bit.
Lots of detail to do on just about everything; I'm looking forward to tackling the plate of biscuits under the table!
For this portrait I'm starting off by using some stencils and stamps to make a background. I especially like the stencil with the jumble...
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