The elements of design must be combined harmoniously to make a strong painting. I will do a painting exercise to show how classical art is abstract.
I painted Alla Prima, using titanium white, yellow ochre pale, burnt siena, ultramarine blue, cad red and ivory black.
To see me in action painting a portrait of my wife from start to finish, while sharing my thought process in almost 20 hrs of instruction, click the link below:
Witness my whole process of drawing the figure, from the construct stage to the final layers of rendering. You will hear my every thought and see every mark of charcoal on the paper:
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Video gear, lighting and other useful links:
Canon lens: https://goo.gl/rVZQx1
Sigma lens for Canon: https://goo.gl/6iQ6CB
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Canon Zoom Lens: https://goo.gl/uGWE7M
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