Monday, October 26, 2009

Joyce, Portrait Study, In Progress 2


I have worked on the study of Joyce, reshaping the face basically as can be seen with the comparison of the first photo compared to this morning's photo of the painting. Now I am waiting on the surface to thoroughly dry so it can be sanded and smoothed. The surface of the board is too textured for my liking,

8 comments:

Mary Paquet said...

Ann, I am honored that such a fine artist has become a follower on my blog. I love your work. You are so accomplished with oils. This portrait is handsome. I will be following!

Donna B said...

WOW!!! I stumbled upon your blog while visiting another. What a treat to view such talent. I would LOVE to be able to do portraits. I am going to be following too.

Cindi said...

hey kiddo this is fabulous!!!! this one is turning out wonderful!!! she was a beautiful lady!! take care, friend

Christiane Kingsley said...

You are doing a super job with this portrait. worthl

Nora Mackin said...

This is coming out so well. Beautiful colors emerging in Joyce's face. I also like the way you are handling the bg. Can't wait to see it finished.

Ann Buckner said...

Mary, I enjoyed reading about your art journey and look forward to reading and see more of your work. Thank you for stopping by.

Donna, how kind of you to visit this blog. I appreciate it and your encouraging words very much.

Cindi,
Christiane,
Nora,

Thank you ladies for your encouragement. I hope to paint more on it today. The surface should be dry so the rough spots can be sanded a bit.

RHCarpenter said...

Looking forward to seeing this one take shape more and more and become Joyce :) What a wonderful commemoration of her you are sharing with us. (Did you read the latest Robert Genn newsletter about Sargent - and how many times he'd rework a face? Reminded me of you, my friend...maybe you have the right idea and perfectionists make better paintings than those of us who just slop on the paint and let it go!)

Ann Buckner said...

Rhonda, thanks for staying tuned. Oh yeah, like to read Robert Genn's newsletters. They always have wonderful little tidbits in them and enjoyed reading the readers' comment too.