The poetic world of MIRO

Miro said he worked as a gardener or a winemaker. His images and his vocabulary of forms were born and evolved in painting. Thus a form, which was not predetermined suggests, gives birth to the form of a bird, a woman or a plant.

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Material :

  • 1 x 100ml Studio Acrylics Primary Yellow
  • 1 x 100ml Studio Acrylics Quinacridone Scarlet
  • 1 x 100ml Studio Acrylics Ultramarine Blue
  • 1 x 100ml Studio Acrylics Titanium White
  • 1 x 100ml Studio Acrylics Mars Black
  • 1 x 250ml Artist Acrylics Black Mica Mortar
  • 1 x 500ml Artist Acrylics Matt Bindex
  • 1 x 400ml Charcoals Fixative
  • 1 x Ariane canvas 12F
  • Charcoals
  • Painting knife
  • Flat brush n°24
  • Flat brush n°10
Le mangeur de Soleil

Le mangeur de Soleil

colours and tools

Completion time: 2 hours  Drying time: 1 hour Cleaning of tools : soapy water

step 1

Step 1 : Using Studio Acrylics Ultramarine Blue and brush No. 24, paint the background of the canvas, leaving blank the sun's position.

step 2

Step 2: Paint the sun with Studio Acrylics Primary Yellow using brush No.10, leaving some areas unpainted. Using the same brush, paint the four small planets with Mars Black.

step 3

Step 3: With brush No.24 paint the earth by diluting Mars Black with a little water for a glazed effect, rub this part once the colour is applied.Then prepare the area of the large rock with diluted Black. Once dry, apply Black Mica Mortar using a spatula and then scrape the matter in a swirling motion. Draw clouds using a small amount of Titanium White and brush No.10.

step 4

Step 4: Paint the bird using Mars Black and brush No.10., draw a semicircle thicker in the centre and then paint the eye with a mixture of Mars Black, Titanium White and Quinacridone Scarlet red, then the plumage with Titanium White . Cut small triangular pieces of newspaper which you will glue using Matt Bindex. Draw the stars with charcoal; the painting will be completed once you have sprayed the fixative on the charcoal.