Thursday, September 3, 2009


I'm trying to figure out faces. I would like to learn to do speed paintings for portraits at least. Just something I want to have a grasp on, I still have no intention of doing realistic or highly rendered work. I'm thinking I just have trouble using so many colours... perhaps I'll try some grey scale images.

Feel free to comment with suggestions.

1 comment:

  1. The first one is the strongest portrait if you ask me. There is a better sense of form and value. And that is what gives it life, where as the other two have a flatness to them.

    In addition there is a wider variety of colours with various levels of saturation. For example the cheeks in the first one compared to the other two. That variation helps a lot!

    Keep doing what you did in the first!

    I was also thinking about going on a portrait binge, of course it would be self portraits..... hopefully i don't blind anyone.

    Keep it up Trucker.


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