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Artistically, what would you most like to acheive in 2015?

 Taking part in an exhibition
 Entering a painting competition
 Visiting more exhibitions
 Exploring a new medium or subject
 Receiving painting or drawing tuition
 Other (please tell us in the forum)

a couple of weeks ago i attempted to paint a portriat of a friend from a photo, i was not very happy with the results. i had posted it on my website and have had lots of good feedback. a friend of mine said to try a self portrait.
so out cam the digital camera and i took a snap of myself.
may i add that i have not had any sort of tuition to do with art. So i draw the outlines in a canvas and started painting. I have found it a very strange experience its a bit like looking at yourselt through a fairground mirror.
although i have found that it has taught me a lot about the use of tone and mixing tone that only have a tiny difference.
If anyone has and advise it would be much appreciated

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About self portrait

strange experience

Author: Daniel Hampson


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