Studio

Studio wall filling up for Hespe Gallery Exhibition
Studio wall filling up for Hespe Gallery Exhibition
Putting the finishing touches on "Parisian" with the composition in the background
Putting the finishing touches on “Parisian” with the set-up in the background

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Process — Painting “Gazpacho”

1) Composing "Gazpacho"
1) Composing the set-up for “Gazpacho”
2) Oil sketch on toned canvas. Marking the inches aids drawing
2) Oil sketch on toned canvas. Marking the inches aids drawing
3) The grisaille (umber underpainting) helps establish the darks and lights and allows me to correct mistakes before tackling color
3) The grisaille (umber underpainting) helps establish the darks and lights and allows me to correct mistakes before tackling color
4) Painting & glazing the objects in color brings them to life. Final step will be painting background & table covering
4) Painting & glazing the objects in color brings them to life. Final step will be painting background & table covering

 

5) The finished painting, "Gazpacho." It still needed something so I topped it with a scallion!
5) The finished painting, “Gazpacho.” It still needed something so I topped it with a scallion!