Wednesday, December 7, 2011

How To Paint a Spartan Warrior - Day One

Download source images, prep canvas, make drawing and transfer. 



Establish values and shape with a tonal wash.



Figure out the foreshortening that you should have done in Step 1, but didn't have an image for.






Add some color, call it a day.

6 comments:

Steven LaRose said...

Was your camera on a tripod and you had to run into position with the time on?

Carla said...

Yes, but 10 sec, plenty of time, not like this:
http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=7954650505467017204#editor/target=post;postID=4889434442631541195

Nomi Lubin said...

Geez, hard!

Mary Addison Hackett said...

I was way too excited when I thought his sword was an emerald green light saber.

Mary Addison Hackett said...

It's not too late.

word veri: "blests"

Carla said...

Unfortunately the light saber will not fly in day job mode, and I will not be painting Trojans in my not day job mode.

If I had a nickel for every missed artistic opportunity, and if we included images lost in the painting process.....