I have been doing dog portraits. I am doing them from photograph. This one, the person wants the chair to be the same color it is, but it is woven cloth and a few colors combined. I don't want it to overpower the dog with the design in the chair. I am thinking to leave it as it is, or to make the swirls an off-white. Also, the background color I am having trouble with. I know I should incorporate some chair color into the dog's shadows? to harmonize? But darker? Hence, warm dog, cool…Continue
I am about to undertake a large painting in oil. It is 4 ft by 2 ft horizontal. I want to paint Mount Rainier in Washington. The mountain is off to the right, not taking up the whole painting. Any suggestions how to go about this? I have printed out some photos and taped them together so far.