9 x 12"
oil on canvas
Figure painting has been really rewarding for me lately, and the fact that my friend Gabriella has joined our Tuesday group is making me love it even more! Below is her painting, about half completed. I thought about not showing it to you - now you know about all the things I routinely leave out - but I figured you'd forgive me. What can I say? My nudes are in your face.
|Untitled, work-in-progress by Gabriella Soraci. 16x20" oil on canvas|
I love the way she paints the atmosphere of the room, instead of 'here's a sheet, here's some shelves, etc...' I can almost feel the air in there.
Here's where I was at one, two, and three hours with the pose:
And here I am
pretending to paint painting it! Secret blogger tip: get your friends to come to figure painting with you, then force them to take your picture. A lot. Because they love it.