paint was made for depicting flesh."
Robert Coane's ] gorgeous oils painted on wood
panels do more for skin tone than an Estee Lauder makeover
and have a visceral, Baroque richnes."
- Lennie Bennett, ST. PETERSBURG TIMES
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Historical survey of the development of color.
Exercises in complementaries, warm/cold, local and perceived color.
Still-life (Dry media)
Figure (Dry media)
Afternoon: Figure Exercise #2
For Day 1
Pad of toned paper no larger than 18" X 24"
( Strathmore 500 series charcoal / pastel drawing pad recommended)
Combination of dry media: Color pencils, pastels, oil pastels, crayola,
For Day 2
Gesso primed panel, canvas, canvas board no larger than 18" X 24"
Oils paints (see palette below), brushes, cleansers,
and all related materials.
keeps his cool and uses his painting skills to let his depictions of the human
figure speak for themselves,
clear and precisely defined territory...."
Memon, NY ARTS MAGAZINE
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What follows is my pallette and these are
my personal preferences after a great deal of trial and error.
It is very high-keyed and therefore may NOT be to your taste. It works
for me. I publish it here only as a guideline to the types of colors
that I have found useful in identifining the great variety found in
THE COLOR FLESH.
This is NOT a formula and you should not go out and spend on colors
as esoteric as some here. You must find what works for you. You may
not even find the same names. I use Old Holland brand oils exclussively
and Old Holland is VERY expensive, not worth the cost to experiment
use no Black. I use no medium.
Terra de Pozzole (Maimeri)
( Olive Green )
Cobalt Blue ($$$)
( or any light, bright red
Golden Baroque Red
Dioxazine Mauve ($$$)
Holland Blue Violet
Yellow Extra Deep
Shevenings Yellow Light
( Lemmon Yellow )
did come up but both times you were on a roll and I did not have the
balls to cause an interruption.
They were riveted and spell bound. It really made me wish I could still paint
with media other than digital."
- Jack Breit, Artist, St. Petersburg FL
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