Lucky Red #3 – Step by step

This painting took a bit longer than I anticipated.  In the Lucky Red series, this is a different jade dragon.  Compare it to Lucky Red #2.  I chose the stark background to emphasize the overbearing attitude of the dragon.

Lucky Red 3 - Jade Dragon

Lucky Red 3 – Jade Dragon

Lucky Red 3 - jade dragon close up

Lucky Red 3 – jade dragon close up

Lucky Red 3 - initial oil sketch

Lucky Red 3 – initial oil sketch

Lucky Red 3 - first washes

Lucky Red 3 – first washes

Lucky Red 3 - second step washes

Lucky Red 3 – second step washes

Lucky Red 3 - darkening the background

Lucky Red 3 – darkening the background

Lucky Red 3 - more details

Lucky Red 3 – more details

Lucky Red 3 - even more details

Lucky Red 3 – even more details

Lucky Red 3 - final, oil on canvas, 18 x 24, Kit Miracle

Lucky Red 3 – final, oil on canvas, 18 x 24, Kit Miracle

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