Let me show you how my paintings come into being step by step: In the Mood for… Velázquez – The Rokeby Venus In the Mood for… Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal In the Mood for… Vermeer – Girl with a Pearl Earring
Last weekend I concentrated mainly on getting more details into the painting – like adding shadows to the arms and legs of the dancers on the left and also giving them faces, improving their dresses a bit and working on the background and floor. Hope you like it!
There are many reasons why you can work on a picture for several hours on a single day : the paint needs some drying before you can apply the next layer YOU need a little rest and are desperate for some coffee;) after finishing for the day, you take another look at your picture (afterContinue reading “In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part II”
Yesterday I started to work on a new painting! This time it´s inspired by the french artist Edgar Degas, famous for his paintings, drawings, prints and even sculptures. Most people tend to think of him as the artist who depicted mostly ballet dancers, and it´s true: more than half of his work does in factContinue reading “In the Mood for … Degas – Dancers at Rehearsal – Part I”