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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

I Do Love Color

8" x 10" oil 
I've fit a few small portrait sketches into my afternoons of late. Definitely more fun than dusting, doing the taxes or the grocery shopping, or chipping the ice off the driveway!

I had been using water-mixable oil paints until this sketch, when I unearthed some oil paints that had been socked away a long time ago. This guy was done with oil colors and water-mixable white. The two paints seemed to work together alright.


2 comments:

  1. Wow! This is a very good direction for you to go. I like your watercolor portraits, but your use of oil adds so much more character and body to your work.

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  2. Thanks, Brian. If only there were more hours in the day to draw and paint, right?!

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