“On the Easel: A portrait in stages”

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This is a small portrait.  I cropped my composition very tight to give the viewer an intimate one on one conversation with my subject.


Setting up values on a tone under painting.


Blocking in local color and negative spaces


Developing the warm and cool relationships

Autumn Shadows- Maudslay (2)

Sharpening and softening edges and details