Finally, we detail the water some more, add some fog, etc.
The Treasure at the Top – MORE PROGRESSPaintings
One of the most gratifying things about being an artist is seeing a challenging picture finally start to take shape.
And, boy, is this a challenging picture.
The Treasure at the Top – Part 5Paintings
Finally, I start adding the first details to the lake that these fish are in. This picture is coming together quite nicely, I’d say.
The Treasure at the Top – Part 4Paintings
Continuing with painting the fish, adding more detail to the fins and such. Enjoy!
The Treasure at the Top – Part 3Paintings
Here’s my 3rd video. I start painting the other fish in the picture, namely a red, white, and black one.
The Treasure at the Top – Part 2Paintings
In this 2nd video, I start to paint the other fish in this sketch. Yellow fish, white fish, red fish, red & white fish. If it’s a koi fish, you can practically guarantee it’ll come in any color you mention!
The Treasure at the Top – Part 1Paintings
In this video I show off the first part of the process of making my current koi fish painting.
Okay, technically, the sketch is the 1st part. But, in terms of the actual painting, this is the 1st step.
The Treasure at the Top – In Progress 2Paintings
Here, I started to paint in the white and yellow koi fish, making them full of sheen and shine. A fish tends to have a shiny, streamlined look to it, so that’s really important to get right in a painting.
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Treasure at the Top – In ProgressPaintings
Artist’s block is something that hits me sometimes. It happens to all artists once in a while. Every now and then, I’ll be thinking, “lemme sit on this painting for a little while. I will come back to it. Just need a break”.
So it is with this painting. I’ve progressed way past this point shown here in this TikTok video, but I needed a break from it for a bit. But, I could at least show you my initial progress on this picture.