I want to see if I can make the skin look as if it was glowing. Fire from within.
I started comparing colors for the Rajiv to painting then after mixing about five or six colors that were pretty close from the shadow areas I realized that I couldn’t hit the highest values on his skin on his shoulder.
Then I realized that I didn’t wipe balance the painting well. To be very specific I had a white balancing filter over the image but I had preserved luminosity checked and that threw everything off. So I basically have to start again and throw away all the colors that I just mixed.
I have an idea of drawing a muscle circle on the bottom of my palate I’m really lightly so I know where every two color I have is placed on my palette.
No warmup. I’m thinking about stopping the practice.
What went well, what was awesome! Celebrate It!
Got some painting in on a busy day.
What needs work? What did you learn?
Longer painting and drawing time.
How am I going to Optimize moving forward?
I’m going to be finishing the Jansen proposal soon and that will give me some time.
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