Painting A Wren In Gouache (5)

Expanding Your Artistic Horizons Series Painting Session 5 Date: 08/03/2017
Subject: Wren on A Dogwood Branch
Medium: Gouache on Illustration Board
Colors Used In This Session:  Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna, Burnt Umber, Zinc White, Alizarin Crimson, Lemon Yellow, Ultramarine Blue
Links to painting sessions: Session 1Session 2Session 3Session 4

Since I dont feel I am continuing to make any progress on the painting, I made this the final session. I feel like I did a pretty good job for never painting with Gouache. Most of the time was spent trying to bring out more details on the Wren but in the end I think I made very little progress from session 4. I worked alot on the wings trying to define the feathers in more detail, but could not get the proper shift in values to make the wings stand out.  It is fun and sometimes frustrating when you are trying to learn a new medium. Sometimes you get stuck trying to manipulate the new medium, in this case gouache, to behave like the medium you …

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