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Painting Andrew Wyeth's Nephew

4 monthes ago   |   By Gurney Journey

In Cushing, Maine, we visit the Olson House , where Andrew Wyeth 's painted " Christina's World ."
David Rockwell, Andrew Wyeth's nephew, gouache Wyeth's nephew David Rockwell was sitting in the dining room. He's the son of Betsy's sister, and he spent a great deal of time growing up in the company of his uncle Andy and Christina Olson. As he shares photos and memories, I sketch his portrait in gouache.
At an early stage the portrait looks like a roughly shaped lump of clay. The background is transparent and the paint is a bit more opaque on the face.
The lighting is a form of split...
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