Anatomy of a Painting: Luminous Lands III
Primarily photos Only for now. More detailed descriptions to follow. But basically this painting illustrates a few points: the use of an expanded dynamic symmetry armature, cropping of a photo to help compose a painting that would follow the armature, drawing of the armature on the panel and adjustments made throughout the process. In the case of this painting, I originally tried to do it on oil paper, but decided it didn't work for me. So I used the resulting intermediate painting as the source for a painting executed on linen on panel.
Photo of the cliffs in Los Alamos New Mexico:
I cropped the photo so that the darker cliff against the lighter one would be set as my focus. I then used Wise Photo App to make sure it aligned as I expected:
First on Oil Paper: