I like this , Frank - very contemporary in style and palette.

You've captured an attitude.

Like the expression you have captured- a slightly haughty look. Good definition of the anatomy and beautifully painted Frank.

A good one, Frank. A very expressive face, the eyes are good, they look like they are appraising the viewer.

I like this - it has an edge to it which is very appealing

There is something special about this. The expression particularly draws you in.

Thanks everyone for commenting, the attitude was down to the model really.

Very nice, Frank.

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Back to gouache for me today with this portrait. Thanks to @aferlysunflower2 for the source photo I simplified things quite a bit! I think I got the eyes right (portraits never look right if the eyes aren’t somewhere near perfect). Painted on heavyweight cartridge paper 8x8 inches.

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Frank Bingley

I've had very little tuition over the years except for a two year course during the late 1990s in watercolour. Since retirement in 2012, I now have time to pursue my love of painting. In recent years I have ventured into linoprinting, acrylics , oils and gouache. Gouache is fast becoming my…

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