Fatigue

fatigue

One in a long series of figure paintings.

Sessions

Fatigue: Finished?

I finished the rest of the background today and I’m debating if I’m actually done.

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Fatigue: Finishing Foot

I finished up the foot on the figure today, it’s not as detailed as I would like but I’m not sure it needs to be.

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Fatigue: More Darker Background

I did more of the darker background for this session.

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Fatigue: Darker Background

I was influenced by an earlier figure painting of mine with a darker background.

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Fatigue: Greens and Blues

I love the greens and blues that I see in skin especially when working on feet and hands.

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Fatigue: Knee and Calf

I’m happy that I’m well enough now to get back to work on this painting.

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Fatigue: Sick

So I have contracted some illness and I’m very sick, I still painted today but it was very simple.

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Fatigue: Foot

For this session I worked on the models foot.

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Fatigue: Sharp Edges

I’m always thinking about edges and trying not to make them too sharp.

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Fatigue: Saturation

You might notice a difference in the colors of the painting in this post from every other post of the same painting.

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Fatigue: Filling In

I’m just filling in the gaps for this session.

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Fatigue: Pushing Color

I’m working on the other leg and pushing the color a bit.

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Fatigue: Thigh

I’m still working on the thigh trying to get the shape how I want it.

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Fatigue: Hidden Hand

There is a hand barely hidden by the body, only half of two fingers are showing, but it needs to look like a hand.

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Fatigue: Curves

For this session I worked on the hip and thigh of the figure.

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Fatigue: Shadows

For today’s session I worked on the shadows a bit.

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Fatigue: Hand

I spent the whole session working on nothing but the hand.

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Fatigue: Slowly

I’m moving really slowly through this painting.

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Fatigue: Just Painting

I’m running out of things to talk about on this painting right now so I’m just painting.

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Fatigue: Anatomy Helps You See

Having a basic artistic knowledge of anatomy helps you see what to paint.

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Fatigue: Skin Colors

The photograph deadens natural skin colors.

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Fatigue: Small Changes

Each session is only bringing some small changes now.

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Fatigue: Getting Detailed

The block-in is done and now it’s time that I start getting detailed.

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Fatigue: Legs and Hands Blockin

I’m done blocking in most of the figure and I will be able to work on the fun stuff next session.

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Fatigue: Putting Paint Down

This session I’m just feeling too tired to do more than just put paint down.

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Fatigue: Little Progress

I had little progress on this session, I spent most of my time fixing what I didn’t like from last session.

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Fatigue: A Mess of Strokes

I’m not focusing enough on what I’m doing and its leading to a mess of strokes.

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Fatigue: Oil Started

It feels like a long while since I painted and my actions with a brush are a bit rusty.

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Fatigue: Drawing Refinement Done

I’ve finished the drawing refinement and next session I will be starting with oil.

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Fatigue: Drawing Refinement

I spent close to an hour doing some drawing refinement on this new painting.

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New Painting: Fatigue

I decided to start a new painting.

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Details

  • Work: 142
  • Size: 22" x 30"
  • Medium: Oil on Paper
  • Sessions: 31
  • Start date: 6/14/2018
  • End date: 7/20/2018