Mandolinrain

Sneak Peek for Dancingthrulife :)

Discussion created by Mandolinrain on Jun 25, 2020
Latest reply on Jul 9, 2020 by Tsaddik1

I don't often share my work before its finished but I am especially excited about this one.  'THE STORM' arrives early morning so I have to stop and probably can't get back to it until next week. Which is ideal anyway for this new thing I am experimenting with on this painting.

 

Some Elders on here prefer to have a loved one portrayed rather than themselves and I love painting anyone ~so thats fine with me. Such is the case with this handsome young man who graduates this year???? I think. This is 

SimplySheri 's son.

 I am doing this study a little different and using walnut oil to glaze between layers and I always begin with eyes. The effects are supposed to make the skin more translucent and realistic and so far I must say ~I am pleased with this effect. 

So heres my first attempt doing this style with oils:

Have a great happy weekend everyone. N.O.P.E.

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