Christine F Atkins, Representational Artist. Paintings  in Oils & Pastel

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How 'Bottlebrush with Coffee Jug' was Crafted.

Watch the animated sequence below, or use the grey Left and Right arrows below to click through each stage of the development of this painting.

  • Christine Atkins - Bottlebrush with Coffee Jug

    Step 1

    On a blue background sketch in the shapes and block in where the main objects are in hard pastels.

  • Christine Atkins - Bottlebrush with Coffee Jug

    Step 2

    Continue blocking in all the shapes over the whole painting not doing anything in detail at this stage.

  • Christine Atkins - Bottlebrush with Coffee Jug

    Step 3

    Continue working all over the painting. A selection of mid greys was used on the coffee pot and on the small vase.

    The pattern of the tablecloth is also added.

  • Christine Atkins - Bottlebrush with Coffee Jug

    Step 4

    The finishing touches are put in all over the painting (note the reflected light on the coffee pot from the glass vase.)

    The sprig of blossoms hanging over the edge of the table is added and painted in. Finally highlights are added throughout the painting.


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