Sam came up with a great project for us. She used the left over core from our masking tape. Then asked me to do my papier mâché to give them a little more shape. We sanded and gessoed them. Then finished them with paintings inspired by old masters. Modigliani. Picasso. And Monet.
This is a project from when I was at Cobalt Studios. There, I was a student studying theatrical backdrop painting. Relative to most of what we did, this was small. But it was a good study for reproducing old master’s painting. Start with burnt umber and ultramarine and then layer in color once you [...]
Three canvases and a traditional subject… Poppies. A loose interpretation from life. Top and bottom were muted to ground them into their setting.
I love doing commissioned art pieces. I collaborate with the client and draw my inspiration from them and their space. In this project, I picked up colors from the room for a [...]