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Ruby June Confronting Coo-Thoo-Loo Charcoal Video

Ruby June Confronting Coo-Thoo-Loo Charcoal Video

Posted on Oct 26, 2013 in Blog, The Amazing Adventures of Ruby June, Tutorials

Took me a little while but I finally managed to compress three days worth of video recording bites into one long video.  Then I managed to speed up the process to less than 5 minutes.  Boy do I wish I could work this fast.  Here I am demonstrating my charcoal process where I lay down the values before painting.  I put this under my tutorial videos even...

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Rooster drawing video

Rooster drawing video

Posted on Sep 21, 2013 in Animals, Tutorials

This is a video of my charcoal process in the creation of the rooster painting.  I show how I grid off from my original reference, tone my canvas, sketch in with my eraser, pull out highlights, and then darken my shadows.  All of this happens before I fix the canvas, gel, and then apply acrylic washes and drybrush....

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