New Caravaggio technique video – underpainting stage

This is a copy of a Caravaggio at the underpainting stage where I have painted the grisaille and used Raw Umber and Burnt Umber to create the shadows
Underpainting stage for Boy Bitten by a Lizard, after Caravaggio

Hi there, I’ve just posted this on youtube. Its going to be one of 2 videos there but 6 in total on patreon where they are also unedited and in real time. This video is cobbled together from 3 real time films, about 3 hours painting in all. I loved copying this painting and learned so much. Looking forward to the next one! I still have to finish the Rubens copy I’m doing as well. And the glazing for this painting. After that Velasquez and Van Dyck.. all the Baroque greats. Thank you for looking!

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