a friend of mine was gracious enough to allow me to use one of his photographs as a stock photo for an oil painting.
the image is breathtaking, and i knew right away when i saw it that i wanted to try transferring it to canvas.
it will demand that i ‘do a turner ’ – i.e work with a white/yellow/light grey under painting and then add details in layer upon layer using glazes (lots of medium mixed with not so much paint). here is the original photo:
i have no idea if i will succeed, but i do hope so.
i like the idea of “using watercolor technique with oil paints” as it gives me more leeway in terms of correcting mistakes as i go.