Friday, January 28, 2011

Mr. Purrington revisited -- and process

I decided to finish off this one from last November.

I was interested in a different lighting set-up than my first version. I built a quick maquette out of sculpey and lit it various ways.
The piece began with a ballpoint pen thumbnail scratched out in my sketchbook.

Here is the underpainting -- messy acrylics.

The final of him done in mixed media.

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