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The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Melanie Blatt

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The Sunday Art Show - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week - Melanie Blatt


See the finished painting here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/melanie-blatt-portrait-artist-of-the-week-mike-jory.html
This week's video is a real time demo of a portrait painting of All Saints singer /songwriter Melanie Blatt. I created this for episode 3 of Sky Arts, Portrait Artist of the Week, season 2. I begin with a loose pencil sketch, then go over this and correct as I go using a blue watercolor marker pen followed by a gray marker. The sketching portion is shown in time lapse but after this short section, the video switches to real time and I talk through my thought process and show painting and paint mixing every step of the way as I apply interactive acrylics to mixed media paper.
Materials used: 7B graphite pencil, blue and grey Winsor & Newton watercolour marker pens, A2 Daler Rowney mixed media paper, synthetic brushes (flats approx half inch and 3/4 inch and a small filbert), interactive acrylics by Chroma (alizarin crimson, french ultramarine blue, cadmium yellow light, burnt umber, titanium white) #PAOTW #myPAOTW