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July 28th, 2009 #1
El sketchbook de blau
Here are some studies I've been doing:
A quick (like an hour) self portrait with a mirror
And a couple of environments. My first.
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Bouguereau study, almost 4 hours so far. I guess it would be good to do an original one with a similar palette.
Last edited by blau; August 3rd, 2009 at 10:40 AM.
August 1st, 2009 #3
i think you 've got a strong use of values; i especially like the vampire picture
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August 2nd, 2009 #4
Yo, Team CHOW buddy!
That Bouguereau study isn't showing up for me, but your environments are looking awesome and your faces are pretty strong. Good stuff
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February 22nd, 2010 #5
Great atmosphere in your latest chow, the spot colouring works really well.
You create a nice balance of soft and hardness in the portraits here in your sketchbook. I reckon Your figurative work is stronger than your environments, but the backgrounds show good understanding of composition and tonal range. I believe you're on the right track with studying masters such as Bouguereau, mainly for analysing painting technique - a fresh look at how someone else applies the paint to the canvas to create desired effects.
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