Alan Flattmann presents a quick a step by step demonstration of his painting The Abita River.
Flattmann toned the canvas with a thin wash of burnt-umber acrylic paint. The artist drew the landscape with vine charcoal, sprayed the drawing with Krylon Crystal Clear acrylic fixative, and let it dry.
Next, he blocked in the major values and shapes of the landscape in oil, starting with the lights and working toward the middle tones and darks. He applied the paint thinly and then gently blended it with soft paper towels.
He then added details and refined shapes with dark lines and values painted with small brushes.
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The Abita River
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