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Live Portrait Drawing: Charcoal on 9″ x 12″ Toned Paper

It has been a while since I have attended a live drawing session here in Savannah. I had such a blast connecting with some old friends and meeting new artists. I will be attending these much more frequently.

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Self-Portrait Study with Charcoal 9″ x 12″ Tone Paper

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I wanted to get some practice in with charcoal. I did this looking in the mirror. I will be challenging myself to do one every other day along with different parts of the body.

 

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Impression: Acrylic on 18″ x 24″ Canvas

I decided to loosen up today and go with acrylic rather than oil. I have a few canvases and panels I am painting over and I feel that acrylic works best at covering up the textures underneath. I used my biggest brush and then used a small brush at the very end. I wanted a more expressionistic Monet-like painting, with a touch of Realism.

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Work in Progress on Linen by artist VW

In the Beginning

I started this painting a year ago and decided to leave it alone for a while. I went back to it adding some color. I still want to keep adding more details to his clothe and emphasize the highlights on his face. I want this piece to represent more than just the obvious and to symbolize a universal state. I’ve been told to stay away from painting images of anything pertaining to deep subjects in order to make myself “marketable.” I would rather paint what I feel than what sells.

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Serene Day: Original Oil on 16″ x 12″ Panel by VW

The clouds appear to float in the distance in the blue clear sky. The light breeze tickles your skin, and a subtle light appears in the distance and casts a beautiful light upon the leaves and warm grass.

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I really wanted to keep my brushstrokes loose in this one. I also left visible texture, something I do in all of my paintings.

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