The Making Of The Melting Mind

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On Friday May 16th, The Melting Mind launches as a 48hr Timed Release fine art print. This painting has a special significance to Camilla, and while she doesn’t want to play favourites- this one just can’t be helped.

Camilla has some photos to share of her process creating The Melting mind, from start to finish.

The painting begins with a wood panel, sanded and sketched with an outline of the figure. Some paint is applied as guidelines,

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Layers go into the figure in the shaded areas, and the lightened areas.

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Many thin layers are built up

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Solid colours are added with Holbein acryla gouache

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The layers of gouache may look improvisational, but work to a purposeful creative plan. Lights and darks alternate, creating radiating waves of colour.

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Delicate layers of colour tint areas in the figure, creating soft blush and shadow.

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The background is sometimes painted in the later stages.

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And voila!

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You can add The Melting Mind to your collection starting May 16th at 9AM PST here on Camilla’s eStore.