Another Portrait Now Complete


Lilibeth André, Megan, Oil, 16x12

I’ve completed Megan’s portrait. I liked the final work. I like her features and coloring. I am including the full portrait and a close up so you can get  a better look.

Although I still haven’t found my favorite brushes since I unpacked from my trip to New Orleans, I had to get some replacements hoping they will turn up. The are probably under a book or something since by the time I got back to my half unpacked supplies, little helper hands had rearranged many things around them.

I like using Winsor Newton brushes for water-soluble oils. I prefer flats.

Megan detail

Lilibeth André, Megan detail

In the close-up you can better see the color and stroke. This is where you can better appreciate the painterly effect that I like in creating a likeness but not a photo-realistic image. It is more on the impressionist style. It represents what I see under the actual conditions. And painting from life has so much more work because you see so much more depth. Creating it on the canvas is the challenge.


About The Artist

Houston, Texas A classical artist and writer that delves in sustainability issues and natural health practices.
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