Category Archives: Portrait
I will attempt to do 3-4 portraits this week. Each one two hours. Here is the first.
Model Raven at Art Students League, Day 2 work in progress. Trying to focus on planes of the head and good shape reads.
Adding opaque color to the portrait. Day two.
For the next several weeks I’ll be working on two paintings at the same time, alterneting days. One will be a portrait and the other will be the figure. Same model, Erin. Here are the layins:
They say a profile is only 1/2 of a portrait. So here is a 1/2 portrait. One sitting, from life.
One sitting alla prima from life. Maria oil on canvas panel. 9×12″
This is a new charcoal portrait that I did from life in one sitting. I was trying a new structural approach and I really struggled. I’m not happy with the result but the experience of trying something new was worth … Continue reading
Were are some drawings done at Spring Studio. Three models!
Day one and three shown here. From life.