Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Portrait Study in Brown, and Something Extra


Just finished my little portrait study yesterday.  Since the underpainting was very richly developed, I used mostly thin glazes of paint and gloss medium to finish her.  Making this painting reminded me of just how useful a detailed underpainting can be.  It's something I'm definitely reinstating in my working process. 

Also, here's a sneak peek at the other painting I've been working on.  She's not too far from being done herself.

2 comments:

  1. these are both wonderful. the depth of feeling you portray along with your light and shadows is wonderful.

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    1. Thank you Tammie! Your words are always so kind.

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