Today I moved back to the Paper Chevron painting.
This painting is going to need a lot of refining but before that I darkened and unified the values and colors with a glaze of burnt umber over the paper area. I took special care in picking out the best color to use for the glaze as I want to get a golden glow.
Next I filled in the background with a mixture of ivory black and ultramarine blue. I want the background to have a cool color to it to further push the paper forward.
Lastly I put the lightest light on the paper and played with very soft edges to simulate the glow of a super bright object against a dark background.
The progress today is wonderful and I can’t wait to work on it again tomorrow.
What went well, what was awesome! Celebrate It!
Super productive day and the Paper Chevron is going well.
What needs work? What did you learn?
Build the habit of working on CQ every day and going into deep focus mode quickly.
How am I going to Optimize moving forward?
Start small, make it easy and make it awesome. Then rock it with consistency. When working shut out all distractions and focus on one thing for at least a half hour. Maximum 1 hour.