I figure painting I actually like

This is one of the weekly 6-hour paintings we have been doing all semester. I have liked very little of what I have produced, up until the last few weeks when we have been required to place our figure in an environment. Gee, I should have just been doing that all along, because my figures have improved since she started having us do that. This is oil on canvasboard, about 14″ tall.

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5 Responses to “I figure painting I actually like”


  1. 1 TM May 5, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    Very nice! The light on her is great.

  2. 2 nicanfhilidh May 5, 2008 at 9:36 pm

    Thanks, TomatoMan. Looking at it now, I see massive anatomical (musculature) problems. And that is my problem with doing the figure. I have a tough time with paying attention to how the figure really works. It’s the opposite with perspective – I am obsessed with perspective and getting that correct. I guess it’s a good thing I propose to do my thesis on interior/architectural themes.

  3. 3 Kristina August 21, 2008 at 10:51 pm

    great job! I like a lot of your drawings, too

  4. 4 Alfred Wang October 7, 2008 at 11:20 am

    Keep improving, getting better and better. This is a process. This is already a very nice painting.

  5. 5 Marie-Christine November 30, 2008 at 12:59 am

    I have looked through some of your drawing, I like the figure drawing in charcoal,


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