Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Diary of a Portrait VII

Throughout this session I continued to focus on pretty much the same areas as during our previous sitting. This image is a little light though due to all the reflected light from the snow outside the studio window at the … Continue reading

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A Diary of a Portrait VI

During our sixth session I worked over most of the surface of the canvas, layering the paint where it had sunk and become dull while continuing to revise and correct the drawing. The paint being applied is now thicker and … Continue reading

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A Diary of a Portrait V

Thankfully, the shortest day of the year at least gave us some half decent light to continue work, and to enable me to rework the drawing from last time. Most of the session concentrated on the area in the detail … Continue reading

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A Diary of a Portrait IV

This session took place on the darkest December day, struggling all the way through the sitting and seeing very little in terms of colour relationships through the gloom. I knew I was in for a shock once I saw the … Continue reading

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