Here is Fall, just as we come to the official close of the season. You many recall my Winter and Spring portraits. I’ve only Summer to go, and the Four Seasons will be available as prints.
Below you can see the progression of the face. Nothing fancy, just using the brush tool in Photoshop to act as a real brush, accomplished with layers and changes in opacity. You can see that I was playing with the idea of birds, but decided to keep the portrait very simple. I may fuss with Fall a little bit more. Thank you to my beautiful model.
I thought you might be curious about the origins of the Pause final prints. Below are the oil paintings that are the basis for the final photo print distortions, thus far. Different from paintings as an end product, these paintings are literally a means to an end; serving multiple manipulations and the final photographic prints.
Rachel ‘s block prints are clean, graphic and really cool! Rachel is a featured artist in my new, soon to be released book,
Portrait of a Girl and Her Art.
I’ve played with a single scanned textural element in an other wise all digital painting. In this case, you guessed it, it’s the mountain. I created it with acrylics on watercolor paper, scanned it and popped it into this digital painting.
This “Mountaintop” piece is available as an 11″x 14″ high quality print.