Rendering of curtain backdrop

Sitting 4

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Rendering of curtain backdrop
- Here I render the whole of the curtain backdrop using - purple madder, alizarin crimson, perrindo maroon red deep, vermillion, vandyke brown and burnt umber.- I mix just a small amount of ultramarine blue into the darkest red tones for the darkest shadow areas to the right of the figure.
- the medium I use (for this entire composition) is my own liquid recipe, black oil, medium.
You can still see the turps under-painting fully in the untouched areas. But, from this you can see the benefits of a under-painting when concentrating on particular areas.