Current projects

MOUSEHOLE

Here I’ve added some darker tones and definition to the boats. I am going to let the underpainting show through on this piece and add a few more details in the next stages.

A painting in progress by Glen Smith of Mousehole in Cornwall, depicting moored boats in the harbour at low tide

Work in progress

Below is the initial work starting with a pen and pencil sketch followed with some under painting and blocking in.

A painting in progress by Glen Smith of Mousehole in Cornwall, depicting moored boats in the harbour at low tide

Mousehole – Initial work

LAND’S END – PAINTING STAGES IN ACRYLICS

A painting in acryilics of Land’s End in Cornwall

Now finished, Land’s End from Sennen Lookout

 

A step by step sequence showing the painting stages of Land’s End by Glen Smith

Starting with a rough sketch, I block in the main elements with an almost negative colour palette, then adding layers on top of the previously dried coat, slowly gaining the desired effect, with some paint below showing through and influencing what’s above.

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