Hi and welcome to my lesson for this months soulful project. I have based it on this months quote:
To Begin with I used the Jane Davenport pink acrylic and spread it sporadically over the page. I kept the brush quite dry as I didn't want to cover the whole page.
I then used FW artist acrylic ink red and yellow. They are really vibrant and permanent when they dry. I spread it from the bottom and fanned it out over the page to give the impression of fire.
I then drew black around the flames with a stabilo all black pencil and a black coloured pencil. I then used the JD pink acrylic and white Gesso to put splatters over the flames to add more texture.
You can use a cut out from a magazine like I have here or you can simply draw onto the page. I liked this picture and it went well with what I was wanting to achieve. I covered her dress with black gesso.
Once the picture is stuck down to the background ( I used Liquitex Matte gel medium) I covered her hair and body with gesso (Liquitex gesso) I would recommend a watered down thin layer and then build as you need a bit of transparency for the face.
I then covered her hair with Jane davenport acrylic paint - light orange from the portrait set. I didn't cover it completely just parts of the hair. I collaged some butterflies and leaf onto her dress, I also used a white sharpie to draw some vines.
Finally I shaded some of her face, legs and arms. Coloured pencil red, yellow and orange was used on the hair and pencil for the shading. I added a feather from graphic 45 seasons collection to her hair also.
And there you have it! I hope you enjoyed the lesson feel free to ask any questions and I look forward to seeing your work in the facebook group.
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