Vivi - Life painting

I did this some time ago and had forgotten to upload it. I was at life drawing last weekend and was about to upload the painting I did but preferred this painting. A four hour study in oil paint, I'm not a huge fan of starting direct with paint preferring to draw it out on paper first then transferring to a board.

  • Edric Hsu 3y

    Gorgeous! The skin tones are so lovely and spot on!
  • Allan T Adams BA FSA FSAI PRO 3y

    What can I say; its just brilliant.
  • Gialt Latte 3y

    Tender drawing
  • Awariou2012 3y

    Respect
  • Pablo Sarabia Herrero PRO 3y

    precioso perfil
  • Maker of Images PRO 3y

    You have such a nice way with line and paint quality -- very beautiful.
  • Madame Ink PRO 3y

    Well, I understand your preference---but the immediacy of this is so powerful--maybe you really do NOT need to have a perfect transferred drawing? This is BEAUTIFUL.
  • Shelley Savor PRO 3y

    Superb
  • Wil Freeborn 3y

    jerry waese Madame Ink for this one I spent the first hour drawing it out on paper then transferred it to a board during the break, by covering the back with graphite and drawing over the lines with a biro. Then work direct with paint. I admire folk who do the initial drawing direct with paint, although I like the approach I do it feels gutsy paint right from the start.
  • Luana Manhães 3y

    The study is pretty cool. I switch on my studies between making the design first and then transfer it and sketch directly on the support that will receive the painting.
  • Spencer Mackay 3y

    Nice pose and composition. I'd love to see the finished piece to see if any of the line work remains and to see how you handle the edges.
  • EverydayLouise 3y

    Lovely~
  • Madame Ink PRO 3y

    Well: THE METHOD IS WORKING FOR SURE! It has a lot of life and feels very immediate. Lovely!
  • Angel Beltran 3y

    impresionante dibujo y gama de colores, saludos.
  • linda hancill 3y

    Lovely work.
  • 北石 3y

    beautiful
  • elph 2y

    that's pretty special!
  • Janaina 2y

    Beautiful job and art!
  • Marianne Chlench 2y

    won -der-ful portrait, very sweet.
  • RICHARD J EDWARDS PRO 1y

    Lovely model pose for you, It good pose.
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Taken on September 10, 2012
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