Chess Queen-Pin up Art

I just finished one pin up art piece I titled “Chess Queen”.  I love the game, and I have wanted to do a chess art pin up for a while now. So, this is the first one of a series I am currently working on.

Chess queen

The Chess Queen pin up art is done in acrylic and mixed media. I used a different method than other times- one where I relied more on adding thin layers upon layers of paint, mixed in with pencils and pens. I used the airbrush sparingly this time- I wanted thinner layers and more defined lines. When airbrushing, I sometimes have to use templates and friskets- and I personally don’t like them. So, I tried the paintbrush- it does take longer, but I don’t have to worry about cutting friskets. I still used the airbrush once in a while- but much less than in other paintings.

The goal was to render with paint.

You can view more information about this pin up on the DianaDurhamFineArt.com site. You can also purchase the original and hand-signed and framed limited edition prints.


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