Finished, detail


After 26 hours spread over 13 sessions I have finished this painting. This may be the best figure painting I’ve ever done, so far.

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So Close, detail

So Close

I’m so close to being finished with this painting, I’m almost positive that I will finish it on my next session with it.

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Color Tests, detail

Color Tests

I didn’t get a lot of painting done on the figure today because I focused for the first hour on color tests.

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Color Matching Problem, detail

Color Matching Problem

It was only after I finished today’s painting session and I looked at the photos did I notice that I have a color matching problem on this painting.

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Time Flies, detail

Time Flies

There was a time when I found it hard to paint for only 30 minutes a day. Now I commit to 2 hours every day and time flies.

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Painting a Hand, detail

Painting a Hand

I spent the whole 2 hours session this morning painting a hand. I guess it doesn’t need saying but I’m really taking my time with this figure painting.

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Unfocused Block-in, detail

Unfocused Block-in

I’ve written about focus many times here and I feel it is most necessary when painting. Unfortunately for today’s session I could only achieve an unfocused block-in.

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