Still working away on this one. I feel like the portrait is really starting to come together. Might do one or two more passes on the face just to see how far I can push it. And, of course, there’s the rest of the painting to contend with as well…
Haven’t had as much time to work in the studio as I would normally, but I did get a solid day in this past Saturday. Working more on the portrait. It’s really starting to come to life. Needs another pass or two and then, of course, there’s the whole rest of the painting which will need to be brought up to a complimentary level of finish. Getting there though.
One of the best parts of a long weekend is that it often means I get extra studio time.
Got two session in on this one this weekend. Worked some more on the face the first day and finally got around to filling in the clothing during the second session.
Here’s the view after the first session:
And the second session:
Now that everything has an initial pass done, it’s all about seeing how far I can push the image.
Starting to get in some of the local color … mostly focused on the edges at this point.
Started this one a couple weeks back but haven’t had as much time to work on it as I would have liked. I’ve put in three real sessions or so at this point. This is a quasi dead-layer — I’m painting the first chromatic bits into a sap green and alizarine couche.
Image is cropped a bit and there’s a long, long way to go yet but I think you get a sense of what it could be.
Portrait of Freyja
12″ x 16″ Oil on ACM Panel
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