Cowbar Nab from the Harbour - Staithes.
Oil on Talens canvas board 40 x 50cm. The final stage of a feature that I have written for the November e-newsletter. It’s called ‘The Importance of Tonal Values’, and you will see how I have approached this important aspect of starting off a painting in five hopefully easy-to-follow stages, plus a short introduction to the subject. My demonstration starts off using tonal shades, black and white plus four intermediate values. Colour gradually being added throughout the stages, keeping those same values as close as possible. I hope that some of you will find it useful. Based loosely on a photo courtesy of my daughter.
About the Artist
Having studied fine art and graphics at both Stafford and Derby college, my career working as a graphic artist and latterly as editorial artist with Northcliffe Media Ltd, has kept me constantly in touch with all aspects of art and design. Painting mainly in oils, acrylics and watercolour, my…View full profile