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Old 07-11-2019, 04:58 PM
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Pebeo Mixed Media painting

Hello! I decided to try to enter the Pebeo Mixed Media Contest, and I thought I'd share the progress of my piece here! It's looking really crazy at the moment, what with the red and yellow underpainting and all the unpainted modeling paste over the top of it, but maybe it will be interesting to see how it comes together as I update this thread! Sorry if the imagery is also kind of indecipherable right now, which I assume it is. It's top-down view of a girl floating in a lily pond. The modeling paste is supposed to create the surface texture of the water.

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Old 07-12-2019, 08:06 AM
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That is going to be wicked cool! Welcome to the MM forum at WetCanvas
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Old 07-13-2019, 10:37 PM
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Re: Pebeo Mixed Media painting

Welcome to the forum and to WetCanvas! This is very exciting work so I will stay tuned for its development.
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Old 07-17-2019, 10:46 AM
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Re: Pebeo Mixed Media painting

Okay, I think I'm almost done applying the bare modeling paste. I'm going to try sanding it a bit once it's dried some more and then I'll see what I think. Then to start actually painting! I decided to leave the face free of modeling paste for the moment. I know that it would be dimensional like anything else but I feel maybe there needs to be some rest from all the texture, and it may be easier to paint if it's flat.

Maybe once I've sanded the modeling paste, I'll do another red underpainting over the top of it... Idk, just thinking out loud right now.

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Old 07-19-2019, 07:59 AM
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Re: Pebeo Mixed Media painting

That is a lot of texture! The face is in a good spot to be the focal point, and leaving it untextured might be just the contrast needed to ensure the eye goes there first. I dunno...go with your gut!
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Looks really interesting so far. Can't wait to see it finished.
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