HOW TO PAINT POWERFUL CHARACTERS

Paint Powerful Characters

Hi! I am Veronica, a painter and an art coach at patreon.com/veronicahuacuja. I have some good tips for your painting process.

This is a true principle. We get to know how to paint powerful characters by learning from the masterpieces of all times.

To exemplify this, I add the following artwork from my "Portrait Artwork" collection:
Title: Cortical Blindness
Artist: Veronica Huacuja
Medium: Digital Art
Year: 2020

Let’s learn about...

How to improve our portrait process and make a powerful character using one masterpiece of the Spanish painter, Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), “Pope Innocent X” (1650). Will do this with freedom, not trying to copy the work itself (which, BTW, it’d be a great training exercise), but to base our work on it.

Material.
-Digital tablet (I use and recommend one with hand pressure sensitivity).
-Photoshop (almost any late version of this software).
-An image from Velázquez’s masterpiece, “Pope Innocent X”.

Some previous thoughts. Velázquez is one of the great masters of portraiture. What called my attention in this piece, among other important topics, is the amazing reflection of the powerful personality of the historical character (with its keen eyes) that the painter captured.

I invite you to continue reading at https://www.patreon.com/posts/34031504  where you'll find more images and a larger explantation of the digital  painting process.

For prints of this work visit: https://www.artpal.com/VeronicaFineArt

Art Newsletter. I make up a free Art Newsletter every month. If you’re interested in receiving it, please let me know at art@veronica.mx

One more thing,  “Cortical Blindness” won a “Special Recognition” at the 10th Anniversary Art Exhibition 2020 made by Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery (www.lightspacetime.art).

Hope you enjoy the post and find it useful for your art workflow.

Thank you for reading.

MAKING UP A PORTRAIT OF AN UNCOMMON, STRONG CHARACTER

Making up a portrait 

(PP.35 The Intervention 8)

Hi! I am Veronica, a painter and an art coach at patreon.com/veronicahuacuja. I have some good tips for your painting process.

Previous thoughts. As an artist, I’m interested in the media programs that refer to true forensic arts and fiction series as initial resources for my work. So, “Murder She Solved”, “Real Stories” are, among many, true online crime documentaries that might provide us with elements to make up a portrait of uncommon characters. This with all respect for the implicated persons in such matters. I include other sources, such as “Seven”, for example, as one of the favourite crime fictional films of many. Am I right?

The following artwork refers to the physical changes that the human body suffers after losing life. This is the reason that I made up an anonymous and uncommon character.

Portrait Artwork
The Intervention 8

Title: The Intervention 8

Artist: Veronica Huacuja

Media: Digital Painting

Year: 2020

Learning about...

  1. Finding inspirational sources in the famous genre of true forensic documentaries to make up anonymous, uncommon, powerful characters.
  2. Getting to know that using the chiaroscuro's* technique helps us to achieve an emotional impact in the observer, that is, it adds drama to our work as well as three-dimensionality.
Portrait Artwork
Mid-stage where the background, the face's sketch and the palette are already defined.

To know some technical procedures I used in this artwork, I invite you to visit my patron’s feed at https://www.patreon.com/posts/36702809

For prints of this work please visit: https://www.artpal.com/VeronicaFineArt/

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Hope you enjoy the post and find it useful for your art workflow.

Thank you for visiting this Portrait Artwork post.

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TITLE A PORTRAIT ARTWORK WITH SUCCESS

Portrait Artwork

(PP.28. Crime Scene 7. Another Angel in the Crowd)

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Artwork Portrait
Portrait Artwork. "Crime Scene 7. Another Angel in the Crowd"

This is the portrait artwork’s data sheet: 

Title: Crime Scene 7. Another Angel in the Crowd

Artist: Veronica Huacuja

Technique: Digital Painting

Year: 2020

Some previous thoughts. It’s very important to title our artwork with success. Why? The artwork’s title is a highly important resource that introduces the observer into its “creative circle”.  Sometimes, it's the pass-through to our work.

Educational objectives. As nowadays creators, our resources are multiple when it comes to display our work in the media, and we must use them on our behalf. One of these resources is the title of our work.

Material. Digital tablet (I use and recommend one with hand pressure sensitivity),  Photoshop and a still from a true crime video (the adolescent's image).

My experience making up the title of this artwork. I think the first part of the title doesn't need any further explanation, the topic of the artwork is clear. But when it comes to the subtitle–“Another Angel in the Crowd”–I need to say that I took the idea from one verse of a song of the English rock group, Dire Straits, “Wild West End”. Reality works like in slumbers, it overlaps. Doesn't it?

To know details of the technical painting procedures please visit https://www.patreon.com/posts/33814055.

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For prints of this artwork visit: https://www.artpal.com/VeronicaFineArt/

Thank you for dropping by.

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LOVE YOUR BACKGROUND COLOR PAINT AND USE IT (video)

Portrait Artwork

Hi! I am Veronica, a painter and an art coach at patreon.com/veronicahuacuja. I have some good tips for your painting process.

A previous question

As a painter, do you first paint the background color and then you inscribe the figure(s) in it? If you do so, always keep in mind to use the background color in the final solution of your paint.

To exemplify this, I added the following artwork video (2.5 mins):

Title: Crime Scene 5
Artist: Veronica Huacuja
Medium: Digital Painting
Year: 2020

Educational objectives

Getting to know the advantages of using the background color in the solution of our paint.

To continue reading about the pictorical procedures of this artwork head over to my art coach feed at patreon.com:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/39291326

For prints of this work visit: https://www.artpal.com/VeronicaFineArt

For originals of my artworks visit:

https://www.singulart.com/en/artist/veronica-huacuja-19273

https://www.saatchiart.com/huacujaveronica

Hope you enjoy the post and find it useful for your workflow.

Thank you for visiting.

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