Saturday, January 7, 2012

new portrait painting

This is a painting I have just completed. It is life-size and is a follow-up to a painting from a few years ago, here. It is oil on linen.

Here are some of the progress shots:

4. after finishing the Polo shirt and some of the hands:

3. after finishing the shirt and painting most of the faces:

2. after transferring the finished drawing to the canvas and relining it (and then varnishing over it):

1. early stages of the drawing (on paper):