Monday, November 8, 2010

In progress

I painted this from a photo...it's not finished and it has some "problems" to be resolved....so I think I'll just let it dry and then give it another pass.

Oil sketch: Celeste Bergin, Smiling redhead, 2010, oil on 12 x 16 stretched canvas

14 comments:

Dan Kent said...

In progress maybe - but I love the sly expression!

hwfarber said...

The colors are wonderful--I have no doubt it will be great when you finish.

Cathleen Rehfeld said...

Nice! it looks great now!

-Don said...

I love the composition. The hair blowing to the lower left tries to take me with it but I am halted by her frank gaze which gives me reason to pause and reflect upon her beauty and seeming strength of purpose. The colors are gorgeous. I look forward to seeing your next pass.

-Don

Elizabeth Seaver said...

Love the energy in the swing of her hair and the color of the background. Great job, Celeste!

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Hi Celeste..I think she is fabulous..! Gorgeous work!
Victoria~

Katherine van Schoonhoven said...

Skin! Not so red and a hint of blue around the eye sockets! Yes!!

SUSAN RODEN said...

Mischievous look in the eyes of this redhead - love it!

Linda Popple said...

Lovely, Celeste! The swing of her hair and expression are beautifully captured. I think your painting is good right now, but I also know you see problems that I don't and will continue to work on it and make it even better.

PaintByCath said...

les couleurs sont superbes!

dctrrbrt said...

Hi Celeste. No matter if it is not over yet. (Is coming). I love seeing step by step. thanks for showing it.

Kathy said...

I love the "attitude!" The facial expression is terrific.

Dean H. said...

Love everything about it! Great sideways glance, too.

PAMO said...

It's beautiful so far! You always paint stunning redheads.