Portrait - oil
30x40cm oil on linen canvas. The photograph does convey some of the warmth of colours, but not quite the more subtle depth created. Torrential rain clouds does nothing for light. It's awful. However, I am pleased at how my recycling of canvas has worked. Obviously the colours already there influenced subsequent choices. Still not convinced about the painting medium as I like to see brush strokes.
About the Artist
Gudrun Ståhl Sharpley
I am a figurative artist who revels in working with figures and faces, shapes and colours, focusing on movement within my work as my main theme. Over the years, I have studied old masters and new and influences in my work reflect admiration for the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci and the…View full profile