Shade to Light

Fine art painted by Dan Dollahon

8:44 AM

Genesis of a Painting

Posted by Dan Dollahon

     One of the goals of this blog is to lay out, in a methodical way, the process involved in making a painting. I'm going to attempt to do this with my next painting.

     The first thing to start with is an idea - in this case I wanted to show an intimate bonding between grandfather and grandson - so I staged a scene and, after several photographs and experimenting with different lighting, I settled on this shot:



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