Monday, February 25, 2008

WIP 4 and 5 (final)

Here are the last two pictures of the portrait WIP I've been sharing. I used mixes of alizarin crimson, cobalt blue, burnt sienna and burnt umber to model the face. the beard is paynes gray, winsor blue and burnt umber. I lifted paint in areas where I wanted it to be light gray.


mousewords said...

Awesome! I completely love the look of light and the skin tone. *Applause!*

BTW, I just added you to my blogroll. :-) Love your work!

Erika Nelson said...

HEY THAT'S MY HUSBAND!!!!!!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Thank you thank you Kathy for doing such an EXCELLENT JOB with this commission! I highly recommend your services to anybody who is the least bit tempted!!!! - Erika

Erika Nelson said...

more art please :)

Bronwyn, said...

It's fascinating, how the truth just appears before our eyes like this (via progress pictures of portraits).