Too much working. Not enough blogging. But last week I found the time to paint a small canvas.
So far, my paintings are all based on photographs that I have taken over the past decade or so. They deal with places that have caught my imagination: human settlements in different parts of the world. The process of painting runs in parallel to digital work that I also share on this blog, with Revit as the primary tool for figuring things out. But the interaction between digital and physical work runs a little deeper. This small painting deals with Volterra, a fascinating town in Tuscanny that I visited in 2018 with a team of reality capture enthusiasts.
There are several posts from that period in my back catalogue.
Painters often do preliminary studies or cartoons before attacking the final canvas. I used two apps on my phone to develop my approach. Pixlr and Sketchbook have been favourites of mine for long enough. …