Looking For You in Someone Else

My latest large piece, measuring at 72”x 48” .

I went with acrylic over the watercolor, and continued to push the acrylic instead of adding oil. The mark making was of interest to me, of which I’m not sure oil paint could have achieved. 


Here is the finished piece, with the following pics the progression  


Pencil drawing to start


Grisaile underpainting, with a burnt umber/ultramarine blue color mixture.


Staring to drop in color glazes

Staring to drop in color glazes

Color glaze detail  

Color glaze detail  


first attempt and failure of a textured color field surrounding the faces