work in progress – underdrawing technique
Drawing is the basis of all my work. In the old master’s tradition of underpainting, with my own twist, underdrawings are created. With this in place painting is done using transparent washes to create a soft realistic glow. Here you can see the before and after of this technique.
work in progress – illustrating children’s book
The process of creating illustrations for a children’s book about four rescued shelter dogs is shown in views of the work in progress on the drawing board. Stages of the watercolor and pastel illustrations for book from underdrawings to final art with photos.
work in progress – oil portrait painting steps
The stages of painting a pet portrait in oil shown in stages on the artist’s easel to the final painting.
On deb’s drawing table
Work in progress on the Christmas children’s book titled “Santa’s Note.”