The King of Crows

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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

 

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Outline drawn in pencil, using a photo for reference.

 

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Outline checked and painted in ultramarine blue.

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Darker areas and details painted in gradually.

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Background added, a mixture of Pthalo Blue, white and Raw Umber/

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Foreground added: Yellow Ocher, White and Burnt Umber.

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Outline of rabbit drawn in pencil and painted in Burnt Umber.

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Shadows and details gradually added.

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Details and highlights added over the original layer.

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Red Poppy flowers added to the foreground to add interest to the empty space.

Session 2

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