1. Pierre Raby
    January 22, 2009 @ 1:03 am

    Great adventure Jeff and good result too, thanks for sharing!
    Colors and reflections on the cup are
    dancing- interesting support too.


  2. Jeff Hayes
    January 22, 2009 @ 3:59 am

    Thanks Pierre; aluminum is a GREAT surface to paint on. I’m so glad I decided to try it!


  3. Chris Beck
    January 22, 2009 @ 7:25 am

    Lovely. The progression of the blues is fab and the reflections are beautiful. Love the color on the cup!


  4. Alastair
    January 22, 2009 @ 2:27 pm

    Great to see the second part,what is delay between the grisaille and the final painting? Do you use any medium with your paint?


  5. Jeff Hayes
    January 23, 2009 @ 1:39 am

    Thanks Chris!


  6. Jeff Hayes
    January 23, 2009 @ 1:42 am

    Thanks Alastair. I allowed the grisaille to dry overnight. That was probably enough because it was thinly applied (heavily diluted with turpentine), and raw umber is a very fast drier.

    For the final layer, I usually use only linseed oil for a medium, though I have experimented with some of the standard medium formulas in the past.


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