Monochrome Start #15

Drawing in oil again, but with a different video series and a slight change in my paints.

Influenced by a Steve Carpenter video on youtube I changed my paint consistency so it was very dry. Basically I just used the paint right out of the tube, with no medium, and a very old brush that was stiff.

Turned out it was much like drawing with a very long charcoal stick. In some ways I found it  a bit easier to control and I could scrub the canvas for those very subtle tones in the image from another youtube video series, the Croquis Cafe.

Youtube has always been a constant source of inspiration and reference for me.

Monochrome Start #15
Monochrome Start #15
Monochrome Start #15, setup
Setup

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