Thursday, October 23, 2008

Weeks 5-6

So I learned the hard way that you get what you pay for with acrylics. I was using Windsor & Newton Galleria so I could save some cash but found it to be really streaky and transparent. So after class, I sucked it up and bought a couple tubes of Golden paints.

Landscape study using master palette underpainting. Based on a Dutch painting entitled "Roman Bridge" by Jan Asselyn.
Acrylics on canvas, 9x12

Here we were playing around with creating grounds using glazing/layering and sponging pigment off.

Loosely based on flowers drawn by Mondrian.
Watercolour & gouache on paper