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    Talking Painterly Figures

    Hey,
    Does anyone here know who does great painterly expressive figures? [ lots of use of color in skin tone, a variety of brushstrokes, etc? ]
    As of now I have a couple of other artists in mind that I can use for reference for my next painting
    - Jenny Saville
    - Odd Nerdrum

    Also, who does really good skies? Jeff Soto's skies I do admire due to the fact that he has a lot of color interpretation and various things going on in his paintings.

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    The oil painting demo by William Whitaker have a lot of tips on painting and using color in general http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=83405

    One thing that really clicks for me is the tip that you should push your brush handling skill to the very edge to make it look expressive and spontaneous.

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    Lipking
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    Drop the tiny text btw, it's not cute or clever.

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    Thanks guys

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    Lucien Freud, Euan Uglow, Alex Kanevsky!!!! You guys have nicked all the good ones!
    Here's Anne Gail - a kind of amalgam of all those three:

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    Rick Berry has been doing some really interesting abstracted figures lately.
    http://www.rickberrystudio.com/

    [url=http://galleryonefone.blogspot.com[/url] This would be my gallery in Sweden

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Bennett View Post
    Lucien Freud, Euan Uglow, Alex Kanevsky!!!! You guys have nicked all the good ones!
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    Does Fechin count?
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    Booting up a new sketchbook.
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    These 2 were all about skies...

    Jacob van Ruisdael

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    Thanks. all your guys' hard work is most appreciated

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    Sky: Rembrandt van Rijn, generally all of his windmill paintings.

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    shaun ferguson does some interesting painterly portraits
    http://www.shaunferguson.moonchart.org/gallery.htm

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    Thankyou very much . Really appreciate all the help with reference!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCThrom View Post
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    Probably one of my favorite landscapes of all time.

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    Thanks Grin Jeffrey Watts is amazing.

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    Oh my fucking god Jeffrey Watts' work makes me drool

    Its sooooo gooood holy bajeezus

    AAAAHHHHHHHhhhhh man that's hot

    Okay, I'm good now.

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    Holy shit man! that Jeff watts guys stuff is beautiful

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    Have another:

    Steve Huston

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    although i see kev said it already but screw it! I'm posting IMAGES! who reads? pff...

    &

    Kent Williams
    Who I didn't see mentioned.

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    by Kev:
    "Anders Zorn, Richard Schmid, Dan Gerhartz, Carolyn Anderson, Phil Hale, Zhaoming Wu, Pino, Sargent, Steve Huston, Skip Liepke, Saul Tepper, Juaquin Sorolla, Hongnian Zhang, Walter Biggs, William Merrit Chase, Lilian Westcott Hale, Whistler, Jeff Jones, Morgan Weistling, Nancy Guzik, Dan McCaw, Degas, Mary Cassatt, Mian Situ, Harvey Dunn"

    Man, please post some images!

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    wow, that Steve Huston guy reminds me a lot of Phil Hale's stuff. That loose brushwork really adds to the action.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhanu View Post
    other sites of JSA studiosection8 and his official website
    i kinda wanted to mention him but figured i covered the painterly bases with williams as similar as they are they are different though. i kinda favor jason's work these days cuz it's darker and the Abe Sapien mini kicked butt but well... whatevs.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bowlin View Post
    wow, that Steve Huston guy reminds me a lot of Phil Hale's stuff. That loose brushwork really adds to the action.
    I think there's an old thread around here somewhere with a lot of his stuff that's not featured on his site anymore since this is where I found out about him in the first place. Provided the links still exist.

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