Layers of oil painting

Beatrix Fekete Layers of oil painting;grisaille The Grisaille word was used first by Van Dyke. It means painting in gray or brown only. So which stage of the painting do we use this layer? We have already done our thumbnail sketches and we have ideas about the whole composition. The preliminary drawing is applied and […]

Notan structure with ink

Beatrix Fekete Notan structure with ink The notan is a Japanese term which means ‘light dark harmony’ and it is not to be mistaken for light and shadow structures. THe second one merely collecting data from the subject and it is rather a scientific approach. The first one on the other hand conveys an impression […]

David Kassan

Beatrix Fekete David Kassan workshop 2014 Jun I was  honoured to be chosen for the David Kassan 5 days workshop in Royal Hibernian Academy in Dublin 2014.David Jon Kassan is one of the greatest figure painters of the contemporary art world. The aim of the workshop was learning Kassan’s method of approaching a portrait painting. […]