Posted on June 29, 2012 at 7:43 pm by allisonrichter / Influences in my life and art, Uncategorized / 0
Short update for this week. I have updated photos on the color technique using the white under the color glazes. Here are more photos showing the color added on top of the white highlighted areas. Now that I have completed this layer section, I can now begin adding more directRead More
At times, there are areas or spots on my subjects where I wish to bring out a more vivid hue. Putting more of the same color in layers to create depth isn’t always the answer. I have found what works for me is white. White can be amazing. For example,Read More
Years ago I had trouble with my artwork that many artists also struggle with: the need to create perfection. In my early works from college, a professor introduced me to a couple of different influences. The first was the fantastic art of Chuck Close. The second was photo-realism. I canRead More
When I am working on a piece, my favorite part is the eyes, or the eye as this particular painting would have it. When painting the eyes, I generally paint many coats of translucent color. The more color coats the eyes have, the deeper the eyes appear. In the paintingRead More
I am often asked about how my art style and subject matter came about. Growing up, my parents were very active in taking family vacations. Our family took vacations at least three to four times a year. We packed everything. I do mean everything. I can remember tons of luggageRead More
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