again, the fish vase


101_8955 (2)Today I’m making an oil study of the fish vase and have just begun indicating the object that’s beside it — the frog tea pot.  An earlier post showed the fish vase in watercolor and again in oil pastel.  This time I’m using oil paint.  Each medium helps one think about visual features in different ways.

All that plus they say that practice makes perfect.

I like looking at the changing lights across the surface of the vase.

An earlier version of this oil study looked like this:

fish vase oil


Advice from Greg Manchess

This week is not our traditional Illustrator Saturday. The featured illustrator fell through, so I am bringing you this “How To” by master painter, Greg Manchess. Here is a little bit about him. After two years as a studio illustrator with Hellman Design Associated, Greg Manchess began a freelance Illustrations career in 1979. His illustrations have […]

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