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

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How 'Summer Daisies' 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 - Summer Daisies

    Step 1

    Have a thoroughly formed idea of the finished painting.

    Rearrange the items until the picture you see is the finished painting in your mind.

  • Christine Atkins - Summer Daisies

    Step 2

    Establish the darks early, it helps keep the tonal range.

  • Christine Atkins - Summer Daisies

    Step 3

    A few highlights bring the glass objects to life.

  • Christine Atkins - Summer Daisies

    Step 4

    Establish the base coats of the flowers.

  • Christine Atkins - Summer Daisies

    Step 5

    Finished. These are the judge’s comments when awarding the painting the first prize:

    “The winner displayed admirable technical skills in drawing and rendering a challenging subject group”.

Detail from 'Summer Daisies':


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