CAROL NELSON FINE ART BLOG - With a generous layer of gesso on the paper, then quickly inscribed the circles (freehand!) in the wet medium. When dry, you have the dreaded white surface staring at you, BUT, it has these marvelous forms already on the surface. A muted palette of transparent red oxide, cad red, black and white.
Artist Sabine Belz: Abstract Acrylic with modeling paste Part 1 of 2. The actual tutorial (not of the "flower" picture) begins at 2:10. Sabine speaks German, but the tutorial is all visual and very easy to understand. Great artist, great teacher.