How to create a macchia painting

Work usually begins with a sienna oil sktech made with the brush"

  1. A small to medium brush to create a line macchia
  2. a large brush to create a mass macchia
  3. a large brush to create a color macchia

The next step is to continue to develop a 2-4 value sketch looking for large shapes and limiting the scene to at most 3-5 large shapes.