I am re blogging this post because it’s a reminder of one way to recycle sketches/paintings.
Anyone following my blog will know that I believe warming up before a day’s painting is key. Like athletes and dancers, painters need to stretch.
Here is an example of recycling an old image by simply painting over the top of it. I will be using designer gouache because of it’s opaque coverage.
The old painting, of a lily will be used in the same way as I would use a colour ground.
I turned the lily image upside down to use as my ground.
I start by using Winsor & Newton Designer Gouache – permanent white to block out the background and to form a base for the sky.
Slowly I add more colour to the mix, and although the old painting has been dry for…
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