Alan Studt
Illustration Sports Art Design Internet

HAWAI'I


Photo By Gary Boyd
Alan Studt is spending his week in Kona painting a very special canvas. His vision of the race will appear on Saturday and you can read more at http://sportsart.ironmanlive.com
Click here to go to Ironman's Kona 2003 Photo Gallery


Progress of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship 25th Anniversary Limited-Edition Fine Art Print for Sports Art Inc..

Actual painting is 54" x 40" - oil on canvas
Layout started October 4th, 2003
Painting started October 7th
Completed on November 5th

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These are simple snapshots taken with a digital camera

Layout

An explanation of the 12 Highlights

Stage 1 - Pencil sketch on canvas

Stage 2 - Background colors wash

Stage 2b - Removing the wash from unwanted areas

Stage 2c - A little closer shot

Stage 2d - Background wash with flat flesh tones roughed in

Stage 3 - overview - Flat mid-tones roughed in

Painting in Hawai'i - 1 - In the Sports Art Inc. booth by the beach

Painting in Hawai'i - 2 - In the booth again

Painting in Hawai'i - 3 - In the King Kamehameha Hotel on race day

Stage 4 - overview - Adding some details to the scenery

Stage 4 - Oahu

Stage 4 - sunset

Stage 4 - tikis & beach

Stage 4 - highway & trophy

Stage 4 - volcanoe

Stage 4 - detail of center

Stage 4 - easel

Stage 4 - palette

Stage 5 - overview - Starting details in the center & some figures

Stage 5 - IronWar & bike

Stage 5 - detail of center

Stage 6 - skin mid-tones - Begin adding definition to the anatomy

Stage 6 - detail of upper left

Stage 6 - detail of center

Stage 6 - detail of upper right

Stage 7 - skin highlights - Finished the anatomy
- These things need done to finish:
Lettering on Ironman logo, medals & finish line banner.
Hair, folds on some clothing, logos/lettering on clothes & bike.
Reflections on sunglasses.
Gatorade from Paula Newby-Fraser's cup.
2.4 miles - 112 miles - 26.2 miles on center images

Stage 7 - detail of lower right

Stage 7 - detail of center

Final on the easel - Voila!

Final - overview

An explanation of the 12 Highlights

Final - upper left - Collins, Oahu, Early competitors

Final - IronWar - Dave Scott & Mark Allen

Final - upper right - Sunset & Running

Final - middle left - Highway, Trophy, Julie Moss, Lyn Lemaire

Final - center - Swim 2.4, Bike 112, Run 26.4

Final - middle right - John MacLean, Dick & Rick Hoyt, Jim MacLaren

Final - lower left - Tikis, Beach

Final - lower middle - Paula Newby-Fraser

Final - lower right - Volcano, Lori Bowden, Peter Reid

Final - Collins - John & Judy Collins

Final - Paula Newby-Fraser - The Queen of Kona

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( You'll need a fast internet connection to make it worth your while )



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