|"Angel Among Us" 11" x 11" acrylic $395|
All in all, I'm really pleased with the results, so guess it was worth the long hours to complete her. It was hard to get a good photo of her under the florescent lights in my studio. I usually take the photo outside under natural light. I wanted Botticelli hair for this one. For my next version of this, I intend to make it a horizontal format, so that the hair can blow in the wind even farther. Below is the beginning stage of this painting. The process is explained on Day 3 of this blog. I was so in love with the colors of her hair that it took many very timid washes of shadow color before I realized that value trumps color every time. Lesson learned.