Monday, January 31, 2011

Justice



Hey all!!! Here is a painting I just finished a little while ago.  My friend Tristen was kind enough to pose for me. I'm sorry For the poor quality photos in this post. I wasn't really planning to document this painting. I just took a couple shot here and there with my Iphone. I think that you are able to get the picture of the different stages it took to make this portrait.


I initially started this portrait as a sketch and had no intention of bringing it any further. I just wanted an excuse to play with charcoal.

I later decide maybe I'll do a color study and play with some backlighting.

So by the time I got to this point I said to myself I might as well finish the painting.

I enjoyed making this painting. I started it in a carefree way not worried about the outcome. For me it was a nice break from the gallery work I usually do.  I didn't agonize over if the drawing was correct, if the colors were perfect or not. It just reminded me to have fun with my work and continue to grow.

6 comments:

  1. Awesome bro!

    I agree with what you said about not being worried about it being so perfect, if you have fun with it it'll convey through the painting. Again awesome painting!

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  2. Gorgeous painting, really like your blog, and the fact that you also show some sequels.

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  3. Thank you Jane, I'm glad you like it.

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