17 January 2008


Arches CP 300 gsm, 12" x 9".

another "backlog" painting of margaret, left half finished.

the face tones are just pyrrole orange and burnt sienna (no yellow), and the lips have been browned away from red. the eyes are cerulean blue charged with burnt sienna, which makes nice highlights of green and hazel. the hair is primarily burnt sienna and sepia.

this reduces the warm gamut of the face and enhances its contrast with the strongly saturated shirt and background.

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