Margaret Carter Baumgaertner's Art Video by Famous Painter Films
SAUCE Portrait: Denise (Approx. 105 min. VHS)
Learn more about this centuries-old, yet almost-forgotten, wonderful medium!Sauce (saw-oose) is an amazing medium! It is so versatile and expressive. No other medium can create that kind of intensity.
Sauce (pronounced: saw-oose)is a medium from the Dark Ages - few of today's painters have had the opportunity to work with it.
Sauce was a nearly-extinct medium that offered a full ten value tonal range.
In the tumult of the last century, Sauce was all but lost to the world's artists. It survived only in Russia.
Sauce is a stick much like a soft pastel, but when applied to paper, it gives a sensation of warm silk, slightly greasy but not oily.Learn the Magic of Sauce...
Painting portraits in sauce.
For over a hundred years, Sauce has been used by Russian artists to create portraits of startling depth and beauty. Its charcoal-like effects combined with its sensual richness make it the perfect medium to convey the subtleties of character and the abstract nature of personality.
Beginners using Sauce, however, need to know the technique and peculiarities of it in order to fully exploit its wonderful qualities. Now you can turn to Baumgaertner for guidance. No one has mastered the medium like Baumgaertner, and only this video will give you the detailed explanation of exploring the nuances of Sauce on your own.
Best-Seller at The Portrait Society Show in Washington. Received very high marks from the artists at the show!
Sauce is unlike any other medium! Pronounced sau-ooce in Russian, it can be used crushed, and applied with stomps or tortillion, drawn as like a charcoal or pastel or blended with water and painted. Its a term refers more to its depth of use and richness in character!
Sauce Sticks have been described as a cross between conte and pastel.