Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Painting PARIS 1: The Underdrawing by David Gray

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Here's step one for me in virtually every painting I do. Avoiding unnecessary detail, I execute a simple but accurate contour drawing into which I will eventually lay my underpainting. This drawing is done with vine charcoal of medium hardness. You may also notice that I like to wrap some tape around it so that it will fit into a pencil extender.

(sorry about the typo in the caption)

Look for 'Painting "Paris" 2: The Underpainting' to be uploaded soon...

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