Quick portrait sketches in Acrylics
Most of the paintings I do are several weeks -- if not months, or sometimes even years -- underway. So, as an experiment I have taken up a challenge; doing quick "live" portrait sketches in acrylic paint. Here, "sketches" means just that, sketches. Here are the two most recent ones:
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All portraits are painted after a living model. There is no initial pencil sketch, no reference photos, no help whatsoever.
The portraits aren't "picture perfect" as the models do move a lot - it's common that they're absent and change position during the "sitting" - but then, these are quick sketches, not full scale portrait paintings.