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1911 African Cat Nap, Part 3

In the third episode, Jerry’s focus will be the intermediate details and highlights. With #4 chisel-edge brush begins pulling in the shadows. Jerry illustrates the ‘hot spot’ on left side of lion’s mane – gently skimming the surface and adding yet more accuracy to the lion’s form including use of a cast shadow. Jerry illustrates how to separate the male and female lions’ backs by showing how sun hits them. Then with #4 bristle brush and use of earth tones, Jerry scumbles in tones for sand, dirt, grass, and then with #10 bristle brush begins initial work on the log in the foreground. Then with #10 chisel-edge brush Jerry taps to show the roughness of the wood on the log. Next with #4 chisel-edge brush and a dark paint mix, he creates broken spots on the log which now becomes a hollow log. Jerry now begins shaping work on lion working on form to add dimension.

In preparation of episode #4, Jerry asks students to get their logs, sticks, and animals shaped and blocked in.

Length: 00:27:49
Canvas Size: Acrylic on 18x24 Gallery Wrap Canvas
Painting Medium: Acrylic
Date Released On:  3/23/2016
Recommended Skill Level: Intermediate

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