|Art by Wendy Cook||
This is where I am working at the moment, in full view of the public and other artists, yikes. It is in Regent Court Shopping Centre, Livery Street, Leamington Spa. Enjoying the environment, it is peaceful and open. Getting loads of stuff done too so, if you are around in Leamington Spa do pop in. Here is a little film of a walk around it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4oZ7GUA7ETs
This one is called Coffee Pot and is a work in progress but all I have to do is finish the painting the browns on that cream bit that is there.
This one is called Pepsi Cans and is also a work in progress. This has now had 2 layers of paint added. Both of these paintings are being worked on in the new studio.
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This is the painting that I am working on at the moment. I started with a raw umber wash all over the canvas then a very basic sketch with off white paint. Once everything is lined up and perspective is kinda right (in my eyes anyway) I will leave that to dry over night before starting with the layers. Once dry I will start to scumble layers of oil paint, without any medium, in to the portrait to build up depth. These first layers are usually done just in raw umber mixed with the off white. The portrait appears to be black and white. Once this has dried I then start to scumble layers of colour on to the painting. This painting has got some of it's colour worked in and is now ready for more layers to be added as it is sufficiently dry. That is what I am about to do so I will update later with todays work.