Paint a Flamingo in Oil Colors within One Hour

Paint a Flamingo in Oil Colors within One Hour


The drawing was overlaid with thinned blue acrylic paint Once dry, a wash of blue acrylic paint was applied to the entire board 2 coats of brown acrylic paint was applied to the bakground for opacity And now the oil paint White with a little cadmium red & burnt sienna was applied to the plumage A little ultramarine was added for the shadows Cadmium red, burnt sienna &white were used for the pink markings A fine sable was needed for detail; a bristle for blending. Viridian & white illustrated the leg & the background reflections Additional ultramarine & burnt umber were added for variations to the green Burnt umber, ultramarine & viridian expressed the dark sections of background A medium sable was used for blending Detail was finally touched up via a fine sable

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