Finished Work

And here’s the finished piece using the textured clear gesso as an underpainting for a slightly impasto effect. (See previous post for more details.)    

Textured Underpainting

I recently attended a Richard McKinley workshop in Gig Harbor at Donna Trent’s studio. The topic was underpaintings–various ways to start a painting by doing a thin layer first that will later have soft pastels added over it. Since pastel painting are usually done on a sanded surface, an underpainting helps cover the paper so […]