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Saturday, October 2, 2010

ACTION SPORTS ART - PAINTING TIPS

 TAMING OF THE CHUTE
 
COMPOSING A SPORTS ACTION PAINTING:

STEP 3:
I begin by painting the detailed subject, concentrating on facial expressions, lighting, muscle action, fluidity of movement, combining these elements so that the composition of the sports action painting looks natural and not contrived. I usually leave the backgrounds until last so that I can adjust colors to suit the subject and make it stand out.