Friday, October 2, 2015

if you're making omelets.......

.....you have to have eggs (before you break 'em).  early this week i had a photo shoot with one of the daughters of a good friend who was going to exchange some modeling time for a commissioned painting. i needed some fresh material and thought that the whole thing was a win-win.

i intended to shoot half outside in the sunlight but the rapidly approaching rain storm reduced our outside time to about a 10 minute session....some with umbrella! as it was the first time for her  modeling i thought that the whole thing wend fantastically with some really great shots for potential paintings.

here a few of the one's from which i am almost certainly going to attempt to make some art. as i work almost exclusively from black and white reference material that is what i am posting here. i am posting this to show some of the process that goes into my painting....please do not reproduce/copy/download any of these copyrighted images. thanks.






4 comments:

  1. There are some quite inspiring poses and expressions here, I know that if I could I would go for the one with the hat ...there is something about women with hats that just inspires me:-) Have a nice weekend.

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    1. i agree with you, jane. see the latest post.

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  2. Bob, these are great. My favs are 1,4 and 5. You will have fun painting these.

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  3. You have demonstrated that It is not always necessary to flatter the client, but to interpret how you personally see the individual...This is where the artist differs from the photographer! I am actively following your thoughts - and awaiting your decision.

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