Tag: still life

Painting by Room: “Sweet Dream” oil painting on canvas. Match the color scheme and interior design by Thuylestudio.


Working on Still Life oil paintings

Flemish Method oil on canvas
The Apples oil painting on canvas. 8 X 10
oil painting, girl in white dress, fruits on hands
Girl holding fruits

Note: 7 layers Flemish method:
Work on umber layers, built up the value toning layers and glazing with compliment colors.
Medium: Only, apply oil to the place that I want to glaze, use a sponge to reduce oil and glaze layer by layer.
Sanded or scraped smooth after each layer.
Only use Old master painting colors: http://www.gamblincolors.com/oil.painting.techniques/palettes.old.masters.html

Glazing techniques from Masters Painters
1. http://www.essentialvermeer.com/technique/technique_glazing.html
2. http://www.realcolorwheel.com/Bouguereau.htm

Bouguereau'cs palette:
Naples Yellow (lead antimonate)
Chrome Yellow, dark
Cobalt Blue
White Lead
Light Vermilion
Chinese Vermilion
Mars Brown (iron oxide); this available from Lefranc & Bourgeois Van Dyck Brown
Burnt Sienna
Ivory Black
Genuine Rose Madder, dark