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Lisa del Giocondo
This is a monochrome study of Leonardo's famous lady. I often do quick sketches like this to keep drawing up to par.. it also keeps my painting free and loose. <br /><br />This is oil, Transparent Red Oxide. The background wash is TRO with Art Spectrum Green Light. This was gives the impression of a…
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Jan 01, 2002
 
Julie Ref
These images follow the stages of how I paint a watercolour portrait <br /><br />THis is the reference image
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Feb 18, 2005
 
Julie Preliminary graphite drawing
I often do a preliminary drawing to familiarise myself with the tonal values of the portrait
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Apr 16, 2006
 
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Julie skin tone 1
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Apr 17, 2006
 
Julie Skin tone 2
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Apr 17, 2006
 
Julie line sketch
Stage one is the line drawing. With watercolour I spend a lot of time getting the line drawing as accurate as I can. Its to late to try and adjust it once I have started painting.
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Apr 18, 2006
 
Julie hair 1
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Apr 18, 2006
 
Julie hair 2
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Apr 18, 2006
 
Julie hair 3
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Apr 19, 2006
 
Julie hair 4
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Apr 19, 2006
 
Julie earing
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Apr 20, 2006
 
Rosemary
Rosemary is an amazing artist from a portrait class I used to attend in Melbourne. <br />One Saturday morning the model failed to show so Rosemary volunteered to pose for our group. The theme was medieval and Rosemary wore a veil over hair. Because we were late getting started I only had time to ske…
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Jun 08, 2007
 
Julie underpainting
 I lay a base yellow wash as the base, this gives the skin a glow
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Apr 29, 2008
 
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Imogen
I was a guest artist on another site and painted Imogen as a challenge/tutorial for other&nbsp; artists to join in and have some fun. My goal was to retain the age of the baby in the study which can be difficult if the proportions aren't correct. Its so easy to make them look older. <br />20 x 16 on…
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 Rating: 4.98
Dec 31, 2011
 
Fire in the Sky
A change from portraits
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Jan 03, 2012
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