Saturday, June 30, 2007


I've gone in and done a lot of work with the colored pencils, then again with hand-painted acrylics to bring out the dapples.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007


Here I've started adding the Raw Umber mixed with a little Raw Sienna. It's looking more acceptable at this point but I know I'll start hating it when I add hand-painted dapples.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007


At this point I've airbrushed a light color over the pangare areas and up into the body for blending purposes. I'm really guessing here over what colors to use for this one. This was a combination of Chroma Taupe, Titanium White and I think Raw Umber mixed with a little Golden Raw Sienna. I *hate* it at this point! This is where I go crazy wanting to work on it some more because I can't stand seeing it this way.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007


Now I've gone over it again with the airbrush to try and soften everything up. The dapples look a little too uniform to me at this point.

Monday, June 11, 2007


At this point I have gone over all the dapples and the gray in-between with colored pencil, then blended it with a "blender" colored pencil and a stump, and now I've airbrushed a couple of dark areas and more white to make it more like the pattern of the reference picture I'm using.

Sunday, June 10, 2007


I've added the dapples by hand with acrylic paint. I know it looks hideous right now but this is the first of many, many layers that will be going on this model.

Thursday, June 7, 2007

Gray Silver

I've been working really hard on several pieces but didn't have a chance to download any pictures from my camera until recently. Here's the Silver that I'm painting dappled gray. I've airbrushed some gray on him and next I'll go in and add the dapples by hand.