Sunday, December 18, 2016

Inside the Chocolaterie

"Inside the Chocolaterie"
6x6 inch/ 15,2 x 15,2 cm
oil on gessobord

There is this lovely chocolate shop in Voorschoten, I can make a bunch of paintings from it. It's great from the outside, the inside and the little handmade chocolates are art by itself. I will certainly get back there for more inspiration.

I made some pictures of the progress:

I tone the background with a thinned down burned umber. I set up the big shapes with thin burned umber. I wipe out the areas that aren't right.

Because I want to finish this painting in one day, I add the important colors I don't want contaminated with dark or light, first.
 I quickly block in the rest. So far it's always fun. From now on it can go uphill or downhill..
Adding details, take distance, don't overwork it: done!

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