Special Commission Gallery | L. Nicholas Smith Fine Art | Texas
Preliminary Drawings Examples~
1917 Sopwith Camel
1917 Sopwith Camel
Gymnast on Balance Beam
Gymnast on Balance Beam
Form Sketch
Form Sketch

WWI medical evacuation, this type of sketch work is different then preliminary sketches

Before & After Examples~

Preliminary sketch
Preliminary sketch

for Special Commission

Thor
Thor

16" x 20" oil on canvas (c) 2016 by L.Nicholas Smith

Preliminary Drawing
Preliminary Drawing

for Special Commission

Popeye and Olive Oyl
Popeye and Olive Oyl

16" x 20" oil on canvas (c) 2015 by L. Nicholas Smith

How the process works...
Step 1, preliminary drawing on sketch pad
Step 1, preliminary drawing on sketch pad
Step 2, draw on canvas
Step 2, draw on canvas

*ipad picture quality

Step 3, start from the back
Step 3, start from the back

*ipad picture quality

Step 4, move forward with color
Step 4, move forward with color

*ipad picture quality

Step 5, begin the focal subjects
Step 5, begin the focal subjects

*ipad picture quality

Step 6 finished and signed
Step 6 finished and signed