Monday, October 10, 2011

Monday!

For my daily painting I thought I might practice some flesh-tones...This is an oil sketch from a photo reference.

Oil sketch: Celeste Bergin, Dude, oil on 9 x 12 canvas panel

8 comments:

Linda Popple said...

I like your cool and warm tones. I may have seen him in the police blotter!! :-)

Sheryl Anthony said...

I like his skyward pose. Nicely done!

Dave Starr said...

Good job, I like how the portrait is cropped. did you spend much time on this

Celeste Bergin said...

Thanks Linda,

Thanks Sheryl

Thanks Dave!

Celeste Bergin said...

Dave, I probably spent an hour on it, give or take. Thanks for your comments!

L.W.Roth, said...

I too like how you positioned the head. The skin tones are angelic. Good practice for getting an in-the-flesh sitter's pale skin tones down before they start twitching.

conservativelybohemian said...

I thought this guy might be Dave Starr, one of your commenters. Reminds me of him. It is fabulous, my friend!!

hw (hallie) farber said...

Handsome dude. He and Street Thug have similar eyes.