Monday, 21 February 2011

Stages 1-3 of Immolatum

Here we are with my artistic ambition.. to paint the crucified Christ.
This will be a one colour portrait, and the colour is Burnt Sienna from the Windsor and Newton artist Quality range .
Paper is Arches Aquarelle Rough and the size is quarter sheet - 15x11 inches.

Stages 1-3 on this post

1) The drawing



2) The background, wet into wet



3) the beginning of the face

34 comments:

  1. Pat,
    It looks good, really good:)

    I like the light and shade effects that are already discernable.

    keep going:)

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  2. Awesome painting...the eyes have it!

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  3. Thank you, Calvy - and welcome xx

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  4. This is looking very promising already :0)

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  5. Good going in this ambitious project.

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  6. A great start Pat. I know you will do well.
    Looking forward to each step.

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  7. Thank Sandra, Prabal and Dors.
    I hope you enjoy the next steps on Wednesday xx

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  8. The background is perfect!From my point of view you should take care with the eyes in order to make them soft.I think you will do it very well, Pat! xoxo

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  9. Good for you Pat. It looks good from here. I like the idea of using one color. Very dramatic.

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  10. What a great start Pat,, it's going to be wonderful!

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  11. Excellent color choice Pat.. Off to an incredible start..

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  12. Thanks, Anamaria.. I hope I do your faith in me proud xx

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  13. Thanks, Dora. This is one piece I really wanted a dramatic effect in! xx

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  14. Thank you, Barbra Joan.. I hope you think its wonderful at the end! xx

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  15. Thanks, Penny.. I hope its an incredible finish, too xx

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  16. I am sure it will be Pat..
    Please stop by my blog when you have a moment.
    There is an award waiting for you.
    Blessings,
    Penny

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  17. Thanks, Penny.
    I appreciate you thinking of me for the award xx

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  18. looking good so far. Interesting to see how you go about doing your paintings

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  19. Pat, this is still very early stages, but the eyes are already excellent!!! You will do more than an incredible job, don't worry!

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  20. You are most welcome Pat.. I can't wait to see the completion of this painting. I will check back.

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  21. Looking great already. I'm looking forward to the next stages!

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  22. Thanks all. Hope you enjoy the progression xx

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  23. Now it looks very promising. I'm sure it will be a wonderful painting

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  24. this is going to be so powerful! an incredible start. looking forward to seeing it completed.

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  25. Looking great- I know you will be happy with it! You started with a really good drawing- so important!
    Sheryl

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  26. Wonderful, Pat. Interesting contrasts in monochrome, with only burnt sienna. Brilliant!
    Hugs

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  27. Thank you all.. I am very happy with the progression.. and it does have a very powerful emotional feel to it. xx

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  28. This is already so dramatic! It's going to be fabulous. Love the monochromatic scheme.

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  29. Thanks, Carrie. Definitely dramatic! :) xx

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