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Robot Finds Kitten – Stage 2

After the ink drawing comes the imprimatura, a layer of red that covers the entire panel.  The imprimatura is one of the hardest stages of the entire process (apologies for not having a picture of it), as the red tempera mixture must be made from scratch and is very finicky; it basically ossifies if left […]

New Painting – First Stage

I thought it might be interesting to document my process all the way through a new project.  I’m starting a new painting, a still-life, based on my friend Leonard Richardson‘s 1998(?) video game, “Robot Finds Kitten“. I’m working on this painting using the Mische Technique.  Unlike the technique I learned which (I believe?  Amanda, help […]