New piece is up! I've finally completed this painting of Nadira at 5 months. I decided to add foliage to complete the piece (my typical pink lotus flowers, and a little bird). I tried to to make it look as realistic as possible. The arms were the most difficult aspects to paint - it took me hours and hours of repainting because I just couldn't get the tonal values right. It's not perfect, but I'm glad it's finally done! Click HERE to see previous entries on this work.
Reference Photograph - I gave her a little more hair! :)
50cm x 60cm
Acrylic & Enamel on Canvas
"Of Love & The Unknown"
20cm x 20cm
Just a little illustrative piece I made for a friend who has an irrational fear of the open ocean. I love the effect of enamel paint as water as it really does look shiny and wet! I've been doing this quite a lot - maybe too much. Just be careful when using enamel paint as it smells quite toxic and can only be removed using thinner/turpentine (even more toxic!)
Here, I will be