Wednesday, January 16, 2013

"Lorna" 8x11 vine charcoal

Lorna sat for the Goward House Portrait Painters this week. This time I chose to work in charcoal because I find it helps all my media when I jump around from pencil to charcoal and from acrylic to oils. One visits upon the other and it keeps the passion going.
Click the image to see a bigger picture - can you spot those elusive half-tones that Sargent spoke about? They're subtle but they help mould the form. Form the mould. Semantics. Just do it, Wilson!

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