Lately I’ve moved away from standard acrylic, oil, and ink paintings.
…and into pencils, charcoal, and graphite.
Away from trees, dark towers, and spooky cityscapes.
…and into beautiful women.
And so, Painting with Darkness Part 14 is all about a little (actually it’s huge) graphite canvas I’m calling Mother of Midnight.
Here’s a few progression shots:
And here’s the final painting:
If I learned one thing during this piece, it’s that graphite is super hard to photograph. It’s highly reflective, meaning any backlight at all bounces into the camera lens, which tends to wash the photo out.
The actual canvas (24″ x 48″) is extremely detailed, which some of these pics might not reveal.
Live and learn.
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To dive into the series that inspired this piece, click this.
Until next time…