Gillian’s Farm…part two

December 17, 2008 at 7:18 pm Leave a comment

gill-farm-part-two-1The Gillian Farm painting continues…

I’ve made the roof and door yellow to blend with the wall color Lauren added in the nursery.

 

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-2I tried adding a weathervane to the barn roof, but the scale is wrong, so I think I’ll paint it out…

 

 

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-3This is how I figure out where the different animals will go in the scene…first, I draw them on tracing paper…

 

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-4Then I slide the drawing around until, in this case, the horse looks naural with the right scale…then I put a piece of graphite transfer paper (like the old carbon paper but not as waxy) under my drawing and draw over it to transfer the lines to the canvas…

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-6Here are the products I used to place the animals in the scene…available at any art store or online.

 

 

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-7Here are the animals placed in their farm surroundings…and underpainted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

gill-farm-part-two-8Here’s a close-up of the flock of sheep I painted on the far hillside…it appears that farmgirl Gillian is having a cozy fire in her little pink farmhouse 😉

(I’ll post Gillian’s Farm Part Three photos in a day or two…stay tuned!)

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