Archive for March, 2016

New Study of Madonna and Child Completed

New Study of Madonna and Child Completed

March 28, 2016 at 9:35 pm

I have just completed a new study of the Madonna and Child. This is preparation for a larger canvas, and Lord willing that will be preparation for a version of The Adoration of the Magi. The new elements are the goldfinch and thistle. The goldfinch is a symbol of the […]


David Kassan Alla Prima Demo

March 2, 2016 at 11:28 pm

New York painter David Kassan shows how to do an alla prima portrait from life. He is using his innovative parallel palette. ┬áThis kind of palette allows greater efficiency in judging the color value against neutral gray and applying the pigment to the canvas. You can rig up your own […]