Pictorial Explanation of Creative Process Step 5
THE EMERGING IMAGE - Step 5
By now you can quickly recognize the background to foreground approach. But also notice the layering application approach in which a basic color is applied and left to dry. This can be seen can be seen in the upper left-hand corner in the sap green color of the tree. The purpose here is to achieve a backlighting kind of luminosity. When painted over the sap green color will shine through. In the bottom right corner with the elephant ear plants are painted ahead of sequence to allow drying time in order to over paint with more realistic close-up details.
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