This work had many variations to end up to the final result. The challenge with this work was that variation of light and dark values on the image element. I was not able to have a strong contour of the plant from the background. I tried many variations and color combinations, until I just added […]
As a educator, you come across students and colleagues each year that inspire you and your professional practice. Stephen Ly has been one of those special individuals that have made an impact on all that he encounters. Stephen and his family will be moving on to Vietnam next year and I wanted to make a […]
It seems that I am working in groups of two with this series. So I want to share a bit between the most recent works of ‘Agra’ and ‘Moscow’. After looking through the overall series, there were only one other work that had a dark background (Paris). Through necessity with the work of ‘Agra’ a darker background was best suited. Please have a view of the current series in the ‘Urban Jungle’ page.
The final steps in completing the work ‘Bangkok’ in the Urban Jungle series was to touch up the background. I started by adding a few ‘dusting’ layers of color with a heavy glazing medium to even out the background and splashed drops of water to remove it before it dried to reveal some of the […]