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Monday, January 16, 2012

Reworking A Painting: Portrait Of A Little Girl

Here is another example of how a portrait looks after I go back and rework it. I ended up going over almost everything: her skin, features, hair and added wood grain to the buffet and texture to the rug. I enlarged her left foot and added light to the rocking chair. Her dress has more contrast with the lighter values added.


Before


After
Elena
16x20, Oil on canvas

2 comments:

  1. Rita, I really enjoy seeing the work in progress...I need to send a link to your website to my brother, who is an artist, too! Thank you for sharing your creative process!
    Suzanne Manthei

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  2. Thank you, Suzanne!I'm glad you are enjoying the posts. It is a good way to journal my work and share it with others.

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