Sherry Killingsworth, demo artist for September 8, 2018, meeting, Creating a textured underpainting.
Sherry paints two coats of Liquitex Clear Gesso on both sides of Gaterfoam. When dry, she draws the big shapes of composition and masses darks and lights in with NuPastel. Using a brush slightly dampened with Turpenoid, she brushes over masses, light to dark. Turpenoid dries fair quickly, especially en plein air. With a wet brush, she applies texture with Art Spectrum Colourfix, thinly in places, thick where she wants a build up of texture. When that dries, the surface is ready for soft pastels. Sherry learned this technique in a workshop taught by Richard McKinley.
The amazing Sherry explained her process and completed her painting in an hour!
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