Monday, March 13, 2017

Loose and Fresh Pastel painting technique using an Alcohol Wash

Approaching that blank painting surface is often an daunting task. Doing an underpainting is a great way to create a base for your painting and initiate a loose and fresh beginning.  Here are some photos of the process and please watch my youtube video for more instruction.
Pastel Selection

Alcohol and Flat Brush

Simple Sketch on UArt sanded paper

Apply Pastel / Keep it simple / Focus on Value (lights and darks)

Block in Simple shapes 

Apply Alcohol with Flat Brush 

Apply Pastel
Keep it loose and painterly

Check out the YouTube Tutorial! 


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