Painting Clara Serena - Painting Portraits in Oil
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Painting Clara Serena | Toward a Professional Oil Painting Practice
Master paintings, the great ones of which Clara Serena is well within the upper ranks, change as they are seen over the decades of onexs life. We experience great works of art differently when we are older than when we first encounter them as youths. They become fuller, more complex.
Studying and copying master works is the most efficient training that one can pursue: beginners can be assured that they are on the right track and not being led down a garden path to a dead-end, and advanced artists will discover deeper layered meanings and techniques.
This is the first of 3 Parts. Part 1 features the Introduction, the Materials, the Preparatory Drawing and the Underpainting.
Part 2 features the Abbozzo - this is the initial coloring in of the painting.
Part 3 features the Overpainting.