Saruman: New Adventures in Oils – Part 1

By July 6, 2013Fantasy, Oil Painting

saruman_underpainting

Since my time at school I have not dabbled much in oil painting. Honestly, I am getting a bit tired of my current technique (watercolor/digital) and I want to give something new a try. Behold the nasty Saruman! Before jumping into a large and detailed piece, I wanted to see if I still had a rudimentary understanding of the oil medium. This is a quick snap shot of the initial underpainting.  Not only am I painting in a new medium, but also painting on a new surface, primed hardboard. Stay tuned for another progress shot.

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