Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Figure Drawing

graphite on paper, 18 by 24 inch, 60 min.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Figure in Acrylic 6

acrylic on paper, 15 by 24 inch, 90 min.

A friend said this reminded her of those old Russian propaganda posters. Maybe it's the red bandana?

Monday, April 19, 2010

Figure in Acrylic 5

acrylic on paper, 24 by 20 inch, 2 hours

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Figure in Acrylic 4

acrylic on paper, 15 by 24 inch, 90 min.

The colors worked well with this painting. The greenish hues in the shadow areas complimented the red tones on the figures skin effectively.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Figure in Acrylic 3

acrylic on paper, 18 by 20 inch, 90 min.

I've been teaching myself how to paint quickly by focusing on the light and shadow planes of the figure and still have the final result come out somewhat decent. There's no time to blend!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Figure in Acrylic 2

acrylic on paper, 15 by 22 inch, 2 hours

A successful figure painting! Even though I had forgoten my tube of cadmium yellow.

Figure in Acrylic

acrylic on paper, 18 by 24 inch, 90 min.

A mistake I didn't realize until the end of the painting session was how large I had made his head. Yikes!

Monday, April 12, 2010

25 Paintings

The opening reception for the show was this past weekend, which had a great turnout. Now I have to patiently wait for the next two months and pray to the gods people like them enough to buy!
If there's anyone still looking at this blog, comments would be greatly appreciated.