Saturday, September 28, 2019
Just A Saturday Painter
One of the videos I watched recently by a photorealist painter included a tutorial on portrait work, and in it he mentioned casually that what was on the 10-minute video had taken six hours in the painting studio. I can believe it; i struggled for a long time this morning on just the face and neck on this:
Tuesday, © 2019, work in progress (click on image for larger view)
I'm going to put in some more time on this next one tonight; I'm trying to get serious about making the dark values stand out. In the past, every time I've painted them, they've looked great; then the paint dries and it looks flat.
Waiting At Le Diplomate, © 2019, work in progress (click on image for larger view)