Tips  and Techniques used by George:

The Techniques I use are mainly listed below it has took some time for me to get  them perfected and I add my own  flare to them  and thus is the results in my paitnigs . Enjoy my friends !

Reading material that helps me excel artisitcally and you may find of interest

  • Dynamic Anatomy -by Burne Hogarth,
  • Dynamic Figure drawing - by Burne Hogarth, 
  • The Great masters - Titan, Michelangelo, Rafael, Leonardo
  • Essential impressionists – Monet, Degas, Cézanne, Renoir
  •  How to paint like the great  Masters
  • –Joseph Sheppard

Art  Techniques :
Sfumato -
style coined by Leonardo da Vinci.Sfumato, from the Italian word for smoke, "to tone down" or "to evaporate like smoke",

Grisille - Monochromatic painting done entirely in shades of gray
It is also used as a type of underpainting, upon which layers of color can be applied.

Glaze - the simplest form of a glaze is a thin, transparent layer of paint spread over the top of an opaque passage that has been given some time to dry. When multiple layers of glazes are used, the colors in all visible layers can appear combined

Wash - A wash is a painting technique in which a paint brush that is very wet  and the paint is wet and  about 35 % opaceity