Shuttlingsloe – My first finished painting for my graduation show

After what has been a bit of a roller coaster ride recently, I finally managed to get down to the serious business of painting for my graduation exhibition at Astound 2017 … without going into details, I have had to work extra hours at my day job and wasn’t able to start working on my pieces until 2 weeks ago.

I finally have enough materials to make a serious attempt at furthering my painting career and (hopefully) start improving.

Anyway … here are a few progress shots of Shuttlingsloe plus a source image of the location itself.

 

Shuttlingsloe .

Acrylic

40 x 50″

Composition roughly sketched in … hill, horizon and pathway.

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Some rough textured underpainting is added.

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After many layers of paint and texture medium, it’s finished.

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Source image of Shuttlingsloe showing the path leading up to the hill itself.

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