Sara

Finished: Sara
Sara

Finished: Sara

After a total of 47 hours of work over 23 days I’m done with this painting. I ended up naming it Sara after the model’s name from New Masters Academy.

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Leg and Foot, cover

Leg and Foot

I wasn’t feeling well all day today but I was able to accomplish two hours of painting a leg and foot anyway. Unfortunately I missed my workout today.

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Thigh and Foot, cover

Thigh and Foot

Early morning painting session today and I worked on the thigh and foot. I can smell the end of this painting and I’m happier with it daily.

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Getting Closer,cover

Getting Closer

I feel as if I’m getting closer to finished after this session. I’m thinking the painting may be a bit overworked though.

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Subtle Colors and Values, cover

Subtle Colors and Values

I’ve finished up the second major layer of underpainting for the whole figure now I’m working on super subtle colors and values for the final layer.

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Taking a Day, cover

Taking a Day

There are times when it is best to recognize my mood and deal with it by taking a day to relax. Of course I still did some painting, I just shortened it today.

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Time Flies, cover

Time Flies

At the 14th session for this painting I’m finding that time flies when I’m working. I’m getting into the good parts and having a great time painting.

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The awkward stage, cover

The Awkward Stage

It seems like every painting has an awkward stage. It’s that stage where everything doesn’t look quite right and you don’t know if it’s going to go bad or get better.

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Slow Block-in, cover

Slow Block-in

At my current rate with the slow block-in this painting is going to take much longer than my previous paintings. I’m okay with that.

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Starting Again, cover

Starting Over Again

After after a lot of thought on this current painting I decided on starting over again. But this time I’m putting much more care into the preparation of my canvas.

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Going Nowhere Fast, cover

Going Nowhere Fast

I feel like I’m doing a lot of work but going nowhere fast. It’s been a while since I’ve been confused like this but I know how to deal with it.

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