One of the hardest things for me to do is write a process statement, which many shows require. I have, um, several processes and it's rather random which one I use on any given painting. My main process is Whatever the Painting Calls For, which is not a good answer to the question. One of my methods is Painting in Layers, often involving a technique called Back to Front, possibly in combination with Top to Bottom, and sometimes including Underpainting or Color Sketching.
But not always. Sometimes it's Middle Out and others it's Light to Dark. Or Dark to Light. Oh, and Grid & Transfer, not to mention Diving Right In Without Bothering to Sketch.
In any case, one thing that plagues all of my methods, with the possible exception of Section by Section, is Forgetfulness. I really hate this method, but it loves me.Read More