In the June 2007 issue of American Artist, we explored how Ismael Checo uses rich color to create an exotic and intense experience of the world. Here, we present an online exclusive still-life demo as another example of his oil technique.
*oil paints from various manufacturers including Holbein, Winsor & Newton, and Gamblin
*bristle and sable brushes from various manufacturers
*mostly lead-primed linen
*occasionally a panel made of MDF board primed with acrylic gesso from Liquitex
*a mixture of stand oil and gum turpentine
As a final varnish, Rembrandt synthetic varnish from Talens.
Read the feature article on Ismael Checo, and view more examples of his work.
To view more artwork, check out the June 2007 issue of American Artist today!