Alla prima paintings are completed in one sitting. When I paint a portrait this way, I draw with my brush, minding the spacial relationships between features. Next, I lay in the darks using full color, to support the forms of the face. The midtones, the lights and their transitions blend into the previous wet passages […]
Oil on Canvas 16″ x 20″ Alla Prima More backlight practice.
An alla prima oil 11″x14″