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Musician in The Park Oil Pastel

July 14, 2016 by Dominic White

Musician in The Park Oil Pastel by Dominic White

Oil pastel painting of a woman playing cello in a park in Portland, Maine. This is my first oil pastel where I experimented with a grascale under painting to get the values first.

An underpainting is a good way to map out your values, especially when you have a busy background taht you still want the fore ground to pop out from.

Musician in The Park Under Painting by Dominic White

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