Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Common Snipe

Common Snipe, Gallinago sp
Oil painting on wood, 30x42 cm.

As many blogger mates such as Juan Carlos Gálvez, Luis Sogorb, Antonio Ojea... have done, in this post I´ll show you the creation process of a small oil. It is a common snipe - Gallinago sp-. I´m drawing it from a photograph I took at the Navaseca Lagoon in Daimiel, while I´m trying to draw the landscape on site (but the weather is not good). The base of graphite is almost finished and when it isn´t cloudy I´ll try to colour it.