Another 3D oil painting coming atcha! Creating 'Pinch Me' was so much fun! Watching each layer rise with the addition of the bulbs gave this hand painting such a dreamlike and multi- dimensional feel, not to mention the initial sunlight dappling on the form.
Painting unusual shadow shapes can definitely play with your eyes and mind a little bit, but trusting your initial drawing and your source image will help you stay on track when attempting such an odd task :)
Hope you learn a lot from the accompanying tips + techniques! Here are the other videos I mention:
Painting Caucasian Skin Tone:
Painting Melanin Rich Skin Tones:
Making Painting Panels:
Making Shallow Shadowbox Frames (perfect for resin pouring!)
originally published January 10, 2019