A demonstration of animals in acrylic by Sue Deighton

Sue Deighton was invited to demonstrate acrylic painting of animals.

She showed members her travel sketchbooks of mediterranaen and african scenes and of african animals. Some of these are reproduced in the following pages.

For the demonstration she worked from a photograph of two elephants. She used a rough surfaced 200lb watercolour paper and Interactive slow-drying acrylic paints in red, blue, yellow, white and black.

She placed emphasis on the linking of the subject with its background. The progess of the painting is shown on the following page.

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Email: suedeighton@msn.com