Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Ecce homo

Nicki Schaepen after Sir Anthony van Dyck, Ecce homo, oil on canvas, 100 x 80 cm.

Finally, I am ready to start my version of Van Dyck's "Ecce homo". Please bear with me that the photographs are not satisfactory yet, but I am getting there. I started today with the body.

Materials used:
- canvas on open stretcher, emulsion ground (chalk, brown ochre, rabbit skin glue, linseed oil)
- lead white, naples yellow, siena nat., burnt siena, vermillion, burnt umber, ultramarine blue, ivory black.