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Simon Birch
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Tuesday part 2.

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wow, cool to see what gets covered up and what gets left over. Is this the final draft?
over 9 years ago
Mariejost 26 dsc00460
Strongly suggests how impossible it is to know another. The figure is large, recognizable, but, in the end, unknowable.
over 9 years ago
Rottendoubt a4 patrick
are those pictures in reverse? or are you painting over stuff?
over 9 years ago
Mariejost 26 dsc00460
@rottendoubt--you are seeing the correct order of steps. Painters add paint layers, especially when working in oils, to give depth to a work. The underpainting (those layers that get covered up) do show through in a very subtle way. It is a very old technique that goes back to the first use of oil paints in the 16th century in Italy. That is one of the reasons that oil paints are still a preferred medium for painters, the subtlety it lends to color that you do not get with a more opaque paint.
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