Friday, December 24, 2010

more recent studies

For this color and light study on verdaccio I've used as a reference one of Bouguereau's self portraits, 40x50cm oil on canvas
Experimenting with the 7-layer Flemish Technique, A Rose, 30x40cm oil on canvas

After Eugene de Blaas, The Eavesdropper, 35x60cm oil on canvasAfter Eugene de Blaas, Die Wassertragerin, 30x50cm oil on canvas

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

More recent studies

My daughter Illy - 40x50cm, oil on canvas

Maya - 50x60cm, oil on canvas

From the WetCanvas Portrait Challenge - Edith, 40x50cm oil on canvas

Latest Bouguereau study - Apres le bain - 40x60cm, oil on canvas

A larger Bouguereau study, La Charite - 100x130cm, oil on canvas

From Jonathan Hardesty's online broadcast "Worldwide painting", his beautiful wife Marie - 40x50cm, oil on canvas

An improvisation from the WetCanvas Portrait Challenge. The Musician - 50x60cm, oil on canvas

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Saturday, April 17, 2010

another baby

30x40cm, oil on canvas

Thursday, April 15, 2010

after Ingres - Betty von Rothschild

60x50cm, oil on canvas

a new Bouguereau study - Amour a laffut

50x60cm, oil on canvas (I find that even this size is too small for a decent Bouguereau mastercopy).

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

more studies

Some of my recent charcoal sketches.

I've adjusted the face of Bouguereau's adorable little girl.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

my latest Bouguereau study

Child at Bath - 40x50cm oil on canvas.