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Old 09-09-2010, 10:11 AM
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Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

This morning I started yet another master copy and thought I'd collect these in one thread.

This time I went for this landscape by Frederic Church:


Here are the first two "block-in" stages (ArtRage3, oil brush 100%):



WIP2:
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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

WIP3, switching from 100% sized brush to 50%. Also used the paint knife somewhat in the sky and water:

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Next WIP, same study:

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...and WIP5:

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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

This is coming along nicely Mindbender- like the juicy use of paint and the way the image is starting to resolve

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Thanks, glad you like it so far :-)
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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

Did a quick traditional master studie after Elsley today.
Pencil, charcoal and pen on standard A4 paper:

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Start of a detail study after Rembrandt (oil pastel):

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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

I love the light glowing in your landscape study!!
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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

I'm glad to hear that

Here's the next WIP of my Rembrandt study (oil pastel and color pencils):

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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

Have done two quick speedpaints in ArtRage for my blog.

First a Mona Lisa study after DaVinci in 30 mins, then a 15 min study after Monet. Here's what they look like:

("Color picked" colors from the reference in order to speed up the process)



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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

lovely work Mindbender...you've been putting alot of time into it and it shows...
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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

Thanks a lot. Yesterday I began studying the "Bargue drawing course". Hope to soon post my first plate copy. :-)
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Has it been so long...
Will try to update with some of the things I've been up to:

After Vermeer (pencil)
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Re: Sketching, WIPing, Copying from the masters

Mindbender,

I love the expressive quality of your work.
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