• Gouache as a Rehearsal Medium

    3 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Here's a new teaser for the upcoming article about T. rex coming up in the April issue of Ranger Rick.
    I do two quick sketches in gouache before launching into the final oil painting. I paint them over a scan of the line drawing, greatly reduced in size, printed out on my copier, and sealed with acrylic matte medium .
    These gouache sketches serve two purposes. First, they help me imagine what the final result might look like. And second, they serve as a trial run, allowing me to rehearse the painting sequence.
    I'll be releasing a full length tutorial download in a couple of weeks called...
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