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Getting Ready For Group Show…

June 23, 2011

Some  paintings I’m working on, hopefully to be ready for my show…

This last one is off a webcam. I’ve been doing portraits, sketches and figure paintings off a webcam recently. I’ve been looking for some type of break through and I think this is it. The camera distortion  encourages me to stretch myself a bit and not  get too bogged down with mere verisimilitude. Also because of the close cropping the shapes and rhythms are more pronounced, things I’m very sensitive to.

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  1. June 29, 2011 1:49 pm

    That’s an interesting thing you mentioned. I’ve never tried to do anything that was cropped or perhaps lack a macro or whatnot. I can understand what you’re trying to do though. How large are your pieces? I’ve never rendered from a life model (yet) but enjoy the webcam or photo reference aspect a lot. Your working is coming along very well. 🙂

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