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Perfect Symmetry Replaces Observation

I thought I was done with this portrait when a fellow artist pointed out several areas I had made symmetrical, easy to do when you have a head-on view. 31 more words


The Waitress

“The Waitress”. I have been meaning to paint this study for some time. My hand was forced as we have an open weekend at the Courtyard Studios and not having much in the way of new work, I executed it quite quickly to fill a gap. 83 more words


Demo III

Another one. This time painting on a white ground with no mid tone safety net! It takes longer to see how the tones work next to one another due to the blinding white. 39 more words


Oil on "Mylar"

An artist friend gave me a sheet of “mylar” to try. There’s another name for it – duomar or something like that. He had toned it with burnt sienna, otherwise it was usually clear. 32 more words