Demo 17 August 2013 – Danie Strydom Demonstration by Danie Strydom on 17 August 2013 Danie Strydom Danie explains various ways of creating texture on canvas Danie applies texture to the canvas using plaster of paris and wood glue Danie puts in a few marks to indicate the placement of the face Danie starts creating the background by applying acrylic paint with a sponge roller. More paint is added to build up the background The completed background A basic portrait sketch is drawn in with Charcoal and sprayed with fixative The darker colours are added to the face first. Danie adds more colour, dimension and detail to the portrait More colour is added. Detail of the eyes and glasses. The completed portrait. One of Danie’s completed paintings. One of Danie’s completed paintings. One of Danie’s completed paintings. One of Danie’s completed paintings.