Chain of Events : Studio Images

Inspired by the movie, The Day After Tomorrow, and the concept of a sudden, contemporary Ice Age. This painting is 30" x 40".

 Initial sketch. 

Initial sketch. 

 Debating on the composition. 

Debating on the composition. 

 Using a house style terrarium.

Using a house style terrarium.

 Playing around with the foreground.

Playing around with the foreground.

 Restarting with the canvas in a new orientation.

Restarting with the canvas in a new orientation.

 Playing around with snowflake patterning and metallic blue paint. 

Playing around with snowflake patterning and metallic blue paint. 

 Softening the background. Thanks to Cosette for being my muse!

Softening the background. Thanks to Cosette for being my muse!

 Building up the "lucky" clovers and the background.

Building up the "lucky" clovers and the background.

 Decided on a horizon line to give the piece more depth. 

Decided on a horizon line to give the piece more depth. 

 The happy sky turns dark and soiled. 

The happy sky turns dark and soiled. 

 Starting the ellipse of the terrarium. 

Starting the ellipse of the terrarium. 

 Daisy chains and snow flakes. 

Daisy chains and snow flakes. 

 Detail of face. 

Detail of face. 

 Detail of hands. 

Detail of hands. 

 Detail of sky. 

Detail of sky. 

 The finished painting. 

The finished painting.