Archive for February, 2010


A three hour head underpainting. This model was only here for a week so unfortunately this was all that came of this painting. I think the likeness is one of my best so far.

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Take Two

This is my second attempt at a drawing vs. a portrait. I think this is more successful than the last.

Nu pastel on mat board.

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Portrait v. Painting

In our head drawing class, we’re working on the distinction between portraits and drawings. Trying to get my head drawings to be less portrait-y. This was my first try and I think it was fairly successful.

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A 2 hour painting study.

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Another warm/cool painting. The light that lit the model was warm, and the blanket under her was cool, so we got an interesting effect. I really like how this painting turned out.

3 hour figure painting study.

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3 Hour Study

3 hour study. Learning about the affects of background color on flesh tones. I think this one turned out pretty nicely.

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