Another DC Painting! Green Lantern!


Recently I've taken to painting my favorite DCcomic characters,
  Flash and now,
 Green Lantern
This one took a lot more time, and I've been super busy!
So after weeks of doing a little bit at a time this is the end result.
Love it, Hate it, Enjoy it!
Because I really enjoyed working on it!
It's a success for me!

Here's a little step by step of How I did it...


 I only have the main colors (primary and secondary, plus black, white, and brown), 
so I do a lot of mixing colors. Firstly, I painted the background a dark blue(mixing blue and black). Once I let it dry, I sketched the picture in pencil, so I would have an outline.
Next I made the Universe! 
I dipped one of my straw brushes lightly in white, and splattered it on the painting. 
I repeated the last step with yellow and orange, then I added a few planets and large stars.

Next I started filling in the Whites of his gloves and symbol, 
then I Outlined the sketch with paint and did a little shadowing on the one glove.
I also filled in the face and shadowed that in some to give some curves to it.
(Making the skin color for his face took a lot of mixing, trial and error. You have to mix red, blue, and yellow, then depending on tone you want you add more of what you want. I added more yellow to the mixture and some white to soften and lighten it up...)
Next was his hair, which I mixed both black & white in with the brown, to give his hair some layers.

Next was filling everything in, all the solid colors and creating the symbols.
Then I added shadowing for the second glove,
The mask on the face was last for this round, and I hated it! I hated the whole face!
So I changed it...
I added shadowing and muscles to the rest of the body.
I used black to out line the muscles, and then light greens, grays, and whites for the shadowing.
Next, I filled in the green ring and it's glow... a water mixture of greens and yellows.
Finally I sketched the new face!

Once the Face was painted, I did two coats of glossy mod podge for a protective cover.

Below is the reference picture, next to the final product of my paining.

It was only after I was 50% done with my Green Lantern Painting that I realized...
Apparently I like my heroes Coming Right at me! LOL

Let me know what you think!


Another DC Painting! Green Lantern! Another DC Painting! Green Lantern! Reviewed by natalia portal on February 04, 2016 Rating: 5

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