Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
By Justin Gerard
Last post I showed a few studies for a demo I was scheduled to do at Utah Valley University. I am back and today I will show how the painting progressed and eventually turned out.
Digital Color Comp
Drawing on paper
9 x 15
Detail and Final Adjustments
I didn’t get to the Detail and Final Adjustment stage in the demo because I am slow. This piece is relatively simple, but even still it ends up taking a little over 30 hours for me to finish. (Which was too long for the students because they apparently have other, non-art-related classes they are forced to go to.)
I will repeat Lesson #2 from the lecture: Draw all of the time. Especially in your non-art-related classes.
The lecture itself went well and only once did technology stab me in the back. (
I’ll get you Bill Gates if it’s the last thi..)
No, really it was great. Nobody got shot or mauled or anything. I wish that every time I go speak in public it could go as smoothly.
It was a ton of fun and I hope to get the chance to visit again in the future.