Working On The Doorway

The first step in painting The Doorway was to paint the background. If you remember from some of my previous paintings I fell in love with textures, specifically textures made with salt.

I wanted the windows to vary in color as if they were stained glass or older style glass. I varied mixtures of Daniel…

The first step in painting The Doorway was to paint the background. If you remember from some of my previous paintings I fell in love with textures, specifically textures made with salt.

I wanted the windows to vary in color as if they were stained glass or older style glass. I varied mixtures of Daniel Smith Moonglow, Pyrrol Scarlett and Pyrrol Blue.

Working On The Doorway Step One
Working On The Doorway Step One

The next step was fleshing in some of the greenery that was growing around the door. I varied this area of paint as well to keep it interesting.

Working On The Doorway Step Two
Working On The Doorway Step Two

Finally I painted the doorway and the chair. I deepened contrasts by darkening the shadows.

Working On The Doorway Step Three
Working On The Doorway Step Three

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