|"Lady Sitting" - Pastel|
Step 1 - Draw- sketch
Step 2 - Outline shadows
Step 3 - Insert the blackest area
Step 4 - Add and build darks
Step 5 - Add and build lights.
Step 6 - Add and build middle-tones
Step 7 - Add the the punctuation - edges, soften some, harden others.
I'll be looking for volunteers to sit for me. Our models sat for 20 minutes at a time. We took about 1 hour and 45 minutes breaking every 20 minutes. Very different from portrait painting. Margaret teaches at Spruill in Dunwoody, if you'd like to catch one of her classes. Look up her work online. She does some beautiful things.
|"Dreaming" - 9x13 - Pastel - July 2012|
|"Relaxing" - 9x13 - Pastel - July 2012|
|"Lady with a Hat" - 9x13 - Pastel - July 2012|
|"Lady Resting" - Pastel - July 2012|