Portrait 9 Finished
Kept the Burnt Umber ground for the background. Palette mainly Ultramarine, Yellow Ochre and Aliziran Crimson. Titanium white mixes for the lighter tones. Also added Ivory black into the shadow of the T-shirt. Light was coming from behind and bouncing off the mirror making it difficult as it was hitting many surfaces of my face.
About the Artist
I undertook Art History and Drawing at college. On leaving, my art was put on hold for many years as I worked for employers in unrelated streams. In the early 2000's I returned to art for my own pleasure. I started drawing animals for friends which grew into producing commissioned dog and horse…View full profile