Brown

brown trout paintingBrown, 18″ x 24″ acrylic on panel

It’s the second painting in two weeks. Woohoo! I’m on a roll. Well, not exactly. I’ve got a nasty cold, and I’m trying to make the best of my time indoors. Here are a few shots of the process…

It all started with a pencil sketch.

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Then I blocked in the whole surface with a little bit of color.

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Whoa, that was a little too light. So, I then darkened it up a bit and added some color variation along the flank.

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Then I added a few more layers and highlights.

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Next, I lightened the whole piece up a bit putting subtle browns  in the brown trout which couldn’t be complete without a few beautiful red spots.

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Finally, I added the reflection, eye detail, and mouth corner. I’m not sure it’s done yet, but I’m done for now.

brown trout painting

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About seanhudson

Internet professional, runner, skier, climber, father, and doer of things.

2 responses to “Brown”

  1. Gregg Martin says :

    Sean,

    I had a nasty virus also recently, bummer for you. Man, that is a good work! Keep it up!

    Gregg

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