Friday, 4 September 2015
Portrait of a Portrait...
Then came the mapping out using a grid system and working from a print out of the photo I am using as reference. I had to do this twice as unfortunately the first version was not in the right position and I was not happy to continue with it.
Once that is satisfactory, it's then the blocking in using basic colours and shapes, which is where I am at now. The only part of this painting that is remotely anywhere near painted properly is the eyes. Now comes the best bit, bringing this dog to life in paint. He's a lively chap - I met with him last week and was well and truly slobbered upon!