White Mums – A Short Video Demo
• White Mums was an early experiment in floral painting for me. I was fascinated by the surfaces and textures and found the challenge of recreating their effects exhilarating. I have to say I was happy with the results.
0:04 – Pencil drawing on primed canvas
0:10 – Viridian and Yellow Ochre thinned with mineral spirits tone the canvas using brush and paper towels.
0:14 – Using a paper towel I lift the light areas from the wet tone.
0:22 – Block in darker areas and create a strong color base for further refinement later.
0:53 – Final refinement of details, edges and highlights.
M Graham Walnut Oil Paints
Cadmium Yellow Deep
Cadmium Yellow Light
Titanium White (quick drying)