BECU 3

Third in my 15 photo portrait challenge.

Fun parts to work on: his face is slightly to side and his chin is up a bit. Wow.

And he’s a handsome man. And it was hard to capture his expression.

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I warmed up using a sponge and blue paint to explore light and dark and his face position. I think the curves of his eyelids were critical somehow!

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Mistakes?

Or simply discovering something else along the way??

Trying to mix up some colors for a sunflower painting. Was not hitting a match in colors of photograph.

But not wanting to waste paint . . . I painted over a canvas I had.

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Used all the color, but was looking for more definition:

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And one for MJK:

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