Portrait artist paints Play (in progress). Large painting of children on merry go round

This is still the block-in phase. I’m working on getting the colors and shapes just right. I tried this subject matter (children on a merry go round) last year. This time I’m going at it differently. My vantage point is closer to the children, and the background is a rich warm color. I’m working on …

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Scarlett – portrait painting of mom and baby in love by artist Jessie Rasche

Thank you Katie for sharing your photo! This one has so many layers. Through the whole process I was really happy with the drawing, but had a hard time resolving the colors and especially the values. I think it turned out really well in the end. They look so in love. Scarlett / 8×6 in …

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