Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Paul20100, Dec 15, 2011.
Just starting to put my brushs on a well known figure from master craftsman B. Leibovitz.
A very good start ... All in Oil ? Really very good ... I'll try soon a black horse ... not so easy I think ... o)
Yes, fully with oils. The main difficulty is to represent reflections on the hair in such a way that the piece may be acceptable from any angle of vision.
You are right Paul ... And difficult that the black not became to much grey when you do the light ... What colors did you use ?
Paul you have been very bold highlighting the shine in the horse´s body, but the result is very good. I follow.
What a coincidence. I just started a black horse yesterday evening.
Is it right that you build your black with a mix of Burnt Umber and Ultramarine Blue?
No, in fact I mixed ivory black with a small part of caput mortuum purple from Old Holland.
Very nice start on this one Paul.
Thanks for that. This combination has a great outcome for the highlight on the black. Gonna try this one.
What a effort to bring out the details of the saddle...
Following it closely.
The horse completed.
Perfect work! The contrast between the colors of the saddle and the black of the horse works very well.
Yes, because of the gold / silver braids and red festoon in the middle.
Excellent work Paul,the shabraque is fantastic and the black on the horse looks perfect too,
Are you using oils or acrylics.
Looking forward to updates
I use oils on a light grey or sable Humbrol base layer.
Here is the finished job.
Superb Finish Paul.
Great paint job all round .
What oil colours did you use for the horse, I know it is black but which one, and for the highlights
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