Archive for February, 2008

Weekly figure painting #3

This one is larger: 22″x28″. Still the same limited palette of white, burnt umber, burnt sienna and yellow ochre. I find that glazing yields effects that look a little like blues and purples. My handling of hands and feet is still weak, but is it really laziness on my part at this point? Probably so. I’d honestly rather be painting interiors or landscapes.gray_fphw1sm.jpg

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Weekly figure painting #2

Limited palette again: burnt umber, burnt sienna, yellow ochre, white. I had a bit of trouble with the far leg, the one that is crossing in the back, so maybe it looks a bit awkward?

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Weekly figure study

This is again from Academy reference. It took about 3 hours and it is on a 9″x12″ board. The only colors used are white, burnt umber, burnt sienna and yellow ochre pale.

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Portrait of Richard

From Academy reference. Oil on board, roughly 16″x20″.


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