Thursday, February 14, 2008

Joe at BBAC (photoshop 836 x 1078)

This is the finished painting of Joe.  After the fist 2 sessions of painting directly from life, I worked an additional 5 hours using close-up photos as that I had taken as reference for details.  Whenever possible I prefer to paint only from life, but photos are convenient when a pose runs out of time.  (no part of the photograph was copied and pasted in photoshop, I strictly just painted while looking at them).

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