The under painting is the first layer of an oil painting and is based on a sketch/drawing that lays out the composition and tones. Under painting is fairly monochromatic but is essential to the subsequent layers that introduce color and some details. It must dry before the next layers are added. The painting is finished with several layers of glazing.
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|The under painting completed, next layers added after it has dried (about 1 week). Below is the finished work.|
Below: Another painting with some water in it. For the McLarry Fine Art exhibition. "Bottom Land and Stream" 20x60in.