Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Kevin - Work in Progress

I started an oil portrait recently trying an Ampersand panel designed for oil painting. I really like the fine texture of the board, and I'm not missing the "give" of traditional canvas working on this panel.

This is in a rough phase still, especially the edges, forehead, and right side of his face. I need to finish blocking in the background and color of the shirt so I can better judge the edges and skin tones. 


rahina q.h. said...

thank you for sharing this stage of your painting. do you mind me asking which reds you use in your palette?

hbedrosian said...

Rahina, I use a lot of alizarin crimson, and a little bit of cadmium red medium as well.