How to Paint a Rembrandt Eye from Sketch to Completion (1/2) | Demonstration by Jannik Hösel

1 year ago

Jan-Ove Tuv observes as Jannik Hösel demonstrates how he paints an eye from sketch to completion with the rembrandtesque Osamu Obi medium.

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Also watch how Hösel mixes his medium:

In this video you will learn about:
• Starting in Grisaille, focusing on texture
• Painting with Jannik's "Rembrandt" medium and chalk
• Emulating the structure of skin to catch light in a realistic way
• Direction of strokes relating to the direction of light
• Using the ground as a middle tone
• Painting thinner to make colors grayer
• Keeping the interaction of different layers in mind
• The "Rembrandt application" actually not being that thick
• The importance of quick and short brush strokes
• Passive, warm shadows
• Painting on the whole motif simultaneously
• Illusion of details coming from texture
• "The Devil's Brush" and the back of the brush for detail
• Effects you get using your destroyed/worn brushes

Filmed and edited by Bork Nerdrum.

Fergus Ryan
Matthias Proy
Børge Moe
Eivind Josten


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