Thursday, September 22, 2011

My Easel Setup

I thought I'd show off my new setup. That's my iPad on the left, strapped in with its shoulder harness. ;-) A couple of strips of artist tape keep it from sliding off the ledge. I can gesture the surface and kick up the image size too. This setup works really well for a guy and his bifocals!

Of course, working from life is the way to go. I wish I'd been able to better light this subject but I was boxed in by the roadway and without gloves and proper packaging so I wasn't taking this specimen home.

From this side by side comparison, it's easy to see that I need to warm up the subject considerably. That's for tonight's work.

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