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REMBRANDT'S HURDY-GURDY

ancient musical instruments, stained glass window, library, study, pastels

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This is an oil pastel painting first and a Prismacolor pencil drawing second. To blend the color evenly, I mask the areas around selected color-fields with FriskFilm, cutting along the graphite sketch lines on the museum board with an x-acto blade, then I apply oil pastels and blend with a rag soaked in mineral spirits, layer broad strokes of oil pastel using a light touch, push the pigment around with my fingertips, layer more color on top with pencil, then draw the details in with Prismacolors that define the finished piece.
Image: copyright 1994 Patrick Pierson

Comments





thedreamco...
12/9/2009 8:38 AM
Your visions are outstanding!! This is a beauty and the attention to light and shadow mirrors the Master's!

Grumsby
8/19/2009 9:01 PM
I love the way the eye moves on this piece. Great use of color and light. Perfect composition and title. Fan, Fav, Fam.

YankeeRhoad
8/4/2009 11:22 PM
Love this one in the contest.Famed also. Do you remember that song "back in the day" HURDY GURDY MAN? Love that song and your media.

 



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Votes: 20
Views: 1,767
Date: 8/1/09
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Art: Drawing