Stuck With It

Figure in Oil: finished, 1 hour session
Figure in Oil: finished, 1 hour session

Figure in Oil: Finished

I’m happy to finished with this figure in oil painting, I’m also happy that I stuck with it for so long. One thing I really need to work on is longevity for individual paintings, most of my finished work is finished in under 3 hours.

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Figure in oil: fourth session, 1.5 more hours

Figure In Oil: Fourth Session

I can’t help but take my time on this figure in oil. I’m not sure why I’ve become so detailed in this painting but I’m planning on seeing it through to the end. I hope that my next session will be the last.

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Figure In Oil: Third Session, 1.5 hours of work

Figure In Oil: Third Session

Today was so busy that art had to wait till 8 at night. I wanted to have much more time on the third session for this figure in oil painting but it just could not happen. I worked on it but I should have recognized my mood and shortened the session.

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figur in oil continue, 2 hours

Figure In Oil Continued

I’m really taking my time with this figure in oil continued from yesterday. It has been a long time since I’ve had a second session with a painting and I still have a ton of motivation to continue working on it. I hope to finish it in one more session but if it goes longer then that is fine.

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Figure In Oil, Step One: Charcoal Drawing, 2 hour drawing

Figure In Oil, Step One: Charcoal Drawing

Step one in my current figure in oil process begins with a charcoal drawing of the reference. I spent two hours on this drawing focusing hard to get it correct. The success of the entire painting depends on getting this step correct. In representational art drawing is paramount.

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