Workshop 63

I want to see if I could do a similar painting and get the flesh tone right. This is from a photograph I Google. Comments welcome.

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Comment by DENIS KING on March 24, 2017 at 17:30

Nice painting Aurelia, plenty of life and activity here.

Comment by Aurelia Sieberhagen on March 22, 2017 at 20:46

Thank you Jessica and Glenys.  This is the first time I try my hand at figures.  But there is still so much to learn.  Check out the figures of Robert Liberace or Slava Korolenkov.  The one is super realism and the other is impressionistic.  I still feel my work is too stiff.  I am looking for that kind of "poetry" their work have.  Is it their edges, is it their brushwork, maybe their color harmony?  My search continue .....

Comment by Glenys Jones on March 22, 2017 at 11:33

beautiful, vibrant and lively Aurelia, you are really good with figures, lovely skin tones and the subtle marks to indicate wet skin, perfect!

Comment by Jessica Futerman on March 22, 2017 at 0:43

Wow, this is great Aurelia!  

Comment by Aurelia Sieberhagen on March 21, 2017 at 22:25

Thank you for your comments.  I am so glad Richard did a workshop on figures and skin tones.  Looking forward to see your painting Adrienne.  I still find it difficult to get the form right - to make it look round and not flat.

Comment by Adrienne DeSaulniers on March 21, 2017 at 11:00
Look at those little cuties!! Great job!!! I think I finished this months workshop, just doing a little tweaking. I want to learn more about skin tones and figure drawing! It was really fun!! It's so thrilling when you see it start to look like a person! Awesome job!!
Comment by Tim weeks on March 21, 2017 at 7:59

really  like the colours, well painted

Comment by Jon Main on March 21, 2017 at 7:08

Lots of nice things in there, Aurelia - so lively - vibrant and joyful - you really interpreted the photo - your image is much more interesting - really, really nice, work!

Comment by Aurelia Sieberhagen on March 21, 2017 at 7:04

Thank you Rajesh.  This was challenging because I am not used to paint figures, but I am learning.  I am very grateful that Richard did a workshop on skin color.

Comment by Rajesh K Sharma on March 21, 2017 at 5:17

Great job Aurelia. I like the beautiful colors and good contrast of light and dark.

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