"Anytime. You are absolutely right. Your phone has an option that lets you take black and white photos. That can help you with judging the values much better. Our eyes see values in color differently at low light than it does in bright environment."
"Thanks for visiting my site Candy. The design of the menu may need some updating. Did you see different categories (still life, ..... ) on the site?
The Gorilla is painted on a cabinet door. I took the photo in a zoo and immediately after I…"
"Thans Diana for your kind comments. Most of it is with a chipo brand but when I needed more pigment, I used my precious Holbine. My first trial with it came out OK but since I used the combination of some images on the web and I am not sure if it is…"
"Thanks Angela. Since I have not seen the original, I can't give you any useful feedback on if anything is off. Generally you want defused light (vs spot light coming from a single source) in an angle to reduce glare specially if you have…"
Please note that I really do check your answers to these questions. If you don't complete them then I won't allow you access to the painting group. This is necessary to stop spammers and scammers. Okay?
How would you categorize your painting style?
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
Are you a full time artist?
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Victor Nizovtsev, Vincente Romero
Do you have any goals for your painting?
To grab the attention, tickle the brain and touch the heart