Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Mark is an amateur model but a very good one.
His dramatic, intense features seemed to
demand a lively treatment. I used hatch marks
to create the planes of the face and exaggerated
the colors in his complexion. Usually I try to even
out the skin tones in a painting with layers of
glazes, but in this case I omitted all that.
This is in acrylics on paper, about 18" x 24"

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