I think maybe I should choose landscape references to do some of these. At least until I get the hang of it. I find that I cant stop adding in details. I’m also having a problem using a clean brush for each color. This time I did start with a two value sketch before moving on to the canvas. I am keeping a track of each of the references as I’m sure i’ll want to come back to complete them.
KMP’s are skill building exercises advised by Kevin Macpherson in his book Fill Your Oil Paintings with Light & Color. I started these in 2007 and am continuing with it in 2010. If you want to know more about this set of exercises click here.