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Art of Schmidt: My Process

This evening I was reflecting on a price quote from a friend that I received on Facebook today,  and I decided that I would share my custom art process to take some of the mystery out of it. 382 more words


The Concept of Custom Portrait Painting and its Benefits

By origin portrait paintings were started from Egypt. Basically, the term ‘Portrait’ is usually used for paintings which portray the face of a person though many portrait paintings present the complete body of a person also. 280 more words

Custom Portrait Painting From Photo

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I used burnt umber for the mixture of Liquin ,turpentine and paint on my wife’s painting. When this wash dried I applied oil paint on the peaks of the canvas using a dry brush technique. 152 more words


Grisaille of my nephew

I painted a grisaille portrait of my nephew this weekend, which will be the underpainting for the finished color portrait. I plan on glazing the colors for this one and… 11 more words

Grisaille of Mike

I’ve been slowly working on an oil portrait of my husband, Mike. Here’s the grisaille underpainting. When this is dry, I’ll start apply color, using the Zorn limited palette (ivory black, titanium white, yellow ochre, and cadmium red light).