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Allegory of Spirituality oil painting process

I like the concept of starting with a black and white layer and adding color afterwards! The technique is called grisaille ( say "griz eye" it’s from the french). Here’s a painting I finished last year. It started randomly and developed a narrative but as with all my art, it is not important that you [...]
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Freudian landscape Surreal Painting

Arts / General Visual Arts : The Fine Art Blog of Darren daz Cox (6 years ago)

~surreal freudian dreamscape by Darren Daz Cox~ randomness, grease pencil sketch melted with paint thinner then white oil paint added to get a nice grainy texture. light blue sky added next, almost ready for the next layer of random... Read Post

Red Dragon from painting to graphic design

Arts / General Visual Arts : The Fine Art Blog of Darren daz Cox (6 years ago)

This an oil painting I did a year or so ago. It started as a charcoal sketch on the canvas then layers of oil glazes were added. Oil glazes are translucent and refract light so the effect is a deep rich color! Then after scanning th... Read Post

Black and White is the new Color

Arts / General Visual Arts : The Fine Art Blog of Darren daz Cox (5 years ago)

 I suddenly got the jones for painting in grisaille, which means shades of grey to the regular joe. With thick and thin oil paints (the magical ‘liquid white’ that Bob Ross would prime his canvases for his famous ‘wet on wet’ techni... Read Post


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