New Work in Acrylic Paint – The King of Crows. Painted on canvas.
Submission for the Art House Penticton Show and Fundraising Raffle (Nov 29th 2014)
Artist Statement: The King of Crows swoops in to meet old friend rabbit. (Rabbit debates whether it would be wise to run) .
The Making of the King of Crows – Step By Step
Outline drawn in pencil, using a photo for reference.
Outline checked and painted in ultramarine blue.
Darker areas and details painted in gradually.
Background added, a mixture of Pthalo Blue, white and Raw Umber/
Foreground added: Yellow Ocher, White and Burnt Umber.
Outline of rabbit drawn in pencil and painted in Burnt Umber.
Shadows and details gradually added.
Details and highlights added over the original layer.
Red Poppy flowers added to the foreground to add interest to the empty space.