Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Dining Room Ceiling






This is the progression of a painted ceiling. 
The bottom sketch was submitted to the designer and homeowner.  The sketch was drawn to scale from blueprints.
I then blew up my drawing and perforated it with a tool and used charcoal bags for a pounce pattern to transfer onto the ceiling.
Then I lightly drew with a pencil my outlines and wiped the charcoal off.
Then I get to paint!
I made a stencil for the border, and connected the lines with a small paint brush, and put in the shadow tone.
At the end, I put a light antique wash to warm up and bring continuity to the painted space.

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