The Art and Opinions of Heidi Celeghin, Aesthete

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David and Goliath – completed!

Here is the finished David and Goliath painting.  Once it is completely dry for varnishing, I will rephotograph it because at that point all the colors will be vibrant and glossy.


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David and Goliath – clothing complete

Now the only things left do to in the painting are the hair and a background re-touch to reduce chroma.

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David and Goliath, continued

This is the completed dead coloring for the David and Goliath reproduction.  I am currently working on the 1st painting stage.  Photos up tomorrow or Friday!

Here are some photos of the town in Portugal where I am working:


Painting Reproduction : Portugal

I am currently working on a reproduction of a David and Goliath painting by Cagnacci.

First, I have the charcoal drawing:

Second, the wash drawing done with umber and turpentine:

Currently, I am in the dead coloring stage, where I am starting to put in general local color: