I was just brave enough to post in the finished section for my illustration work. Now I'm also getting the guts to post my fine art works which are considerably different. Most the time I was working from photos and that was pretty difficult. As you will see with my Halloween piece I started to set up still lifes in order to make life a little easier and get more paintings done.
I did go to school for 4 years for illustration and had plenty of life drawing classes. However that is not enough in my opinion. Expect to see more posts following this of still lifes that will hopefully allow me to make greater improvements in skill and knowledge at a faster pace.
I look forward to all your crits. I am tough, I can handle the good and the bad. After all, is that not the point of these forums? Also, some of these are still in progress, so I am able to go back and tweak as need be.
Thanks for the feedback. Color is still a bit tricky for me, more so when working from photos. I am really considering doing more monotone paintings
and than working with glazes and finish the piece off with opaque high lights.
Also, I need to get outside and directly paint. That would help a lot.