Friday, March 04, 2011

Tonal Painting - finished

Today we completed the tonal painting. It was a good experience working with the black and white paint to create this painting.

I like the way the acrylic paint mixed with water went onto the canvas. I was able to leave some of that underpainting in the shadows and the background which I'm happy about.

It is not perfect - there are many things I could still change or add to, but I had to stop somewhere. It is going to be interesting to apply this to the limited colour palette we are going to work on next.

So, I have completed my first acrylic painting - putting paint onto canvas wasn't so scary after all .

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