This is the study and beginning color wash underpainting for "Phoebe" oil on panel, 9"x12". I usually make my studies a bit more poster like ala Tony Ryder, but I decided to do a bit more modeling. It gives me a chance to dress rehearse the large form modeling on a small scale. In the larger version I'm slowly crawling over the forms using paint thinned with Liquin. Once this is complete I'll begin my finishing pass. I'm really enjoying painting Phoebe she reminds me of one of Sargents models!
I finally got a new computer that allows me back onto BlogSpot.(although I keep getting these weird messages, I might have to download google chrome) I've missed posting here so once I get my photos up and running I'll start posting process shots, etc: