Monday, July 16, 2012

FACE No. 80

6x6 Oil on Ampersand Gessobord
You know how some paintings just appear on the canvas?  This is one of those paintings.  I knew immediately that I wanted to paint him.  Beautiful, dark skin tones and the shift of his head spoke to me.  I may paint him again in a larger format.  

9 comments:

  1. I do know what you mean...sometimes I also wonder..."who painted this?"...same sort of thing. This fellow does have wonderful color and expression...and I love how you caught those great shapes throughout.

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  2. These mugs are wonderful. I love the profile...the skin tones and the mood you are able to achieve with your loose brush strokes. Love it!

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  3. definitely paint this one larger too! Love the angle. Great composition

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  4. Nice flow..love when that happens

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  5. Un très joli portrait ma chère Linda. Bravo sincèrement!
    Un magnifique travail dans sa chevelure ainsi que les nuances de couleurs.

    Gros bisous à vous.

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  6. This is a great painting Linda - the skin tones are marvellously done and the perspective is masterful.

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  7. Alison:

    A very nice portrait my dear Linda. Sincerely congratulations! A magnificent job in his hair and shades of colors. Big hugs to you

    Thank you, everyone! Your comments are very valuable to me!!

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  8. Really love the position and tilt of his head. Great job on the skin-tones and hair. You've really captured a personality—he seems gentle. It makes for a compelling mood piece.

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  9. You are Cape Cod..Stop by Hingham and let's see what you have painted..seriously

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