Thursday, November 18, 2010


Oil on Canvas Board. Approx 11"x14"

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Last night I went to a head study session at my local art league. There were only 4 people there including the model but it was open media and, of course, I chose oils. I haven't painted a live model in about 10 years but it felt really good. Rusty but good. I hope to make it more often.


Anonymous said...

good to see you applying your talent to faces Michael: personally i find it interesting to see how the values and tones and shapes are handled by other painters. looking forward to seeing more:)

Boldheadstudio said...

Excellent work Michael. I like how the hair feels like a thick piece of cloth draped over the head. The form is skillfully pronounced.


Martyn Chamberlin said...

Great job Michael. You are a good portrait painter, even if you are a bit rusty!

Linda Popple said...

Doesn't look too rusty! Great job!

Peter Lee said...

Nice strokes - confident and precise!