Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Illuxcon This Weekend


By Justin Gerard




Hey guys! I'm about to head out to Illuxcon to exhibit at the weekend salon and wanted to give you a quick preview of some work that will be there.  

I love doing small paintings for studies and will be bringing a few odd portraits of knights and dragons. 
Above is one of the brave fellows that will be there.  

Also, a here is a quick primer on how to paint a tiny 5"x7" painting:



Step 1: Draw in the shapes in raw sienna.



 Step 2: Fill in the shadows with burnt and raw sienna.





Step 3. Now just paint the whole dang thing. 

I will be bringing the new 2013 Sketchbooks as well other books and a lot of new prints. 
Also, I will be exhibiting the final oil painting of Smaug for the first time this weekend!  


Stop by and say hi if you happen to be passing through! 

2 comments:

  1. The Smaug painting is beautiful, absolutely stunning color. I've loved this one from the first time I saw the digital piece.

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  2. I want to swim in this goldy ocean !

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