Michael

A few weeks ago, the Old Town Artists were lucky enough to have a portrait model named Michael come and sit for us.

The result was a colorful, but not terribly overwrought full-length portrait of a man who bears an uncanny resemblance to Earnest Hemmingway.

Michael - reduced

The profusion of color is fun.  If I had it to do over again, I would have left out the indigo splotch around his right pectoral and also made the legs less symmetrical.  Otherwise, this one is quite pleasing.

The other artists in attendance that night agreed that the understated pattern in the background was also the perfect touch.   What is your favorite part?

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This entry was published on April 5, 2013 at 11:12 pm and is filed under Bold Color, Figures, Portraits. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

9 thoughts on “Michael

  1. Anonymous on said:

    Fascinating…love it!

  2. I like the colors in the shirt and in the face, it is dynamic.

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  4. I like the splotch Gabriel. I especially enjoy the crop of the head on your “header”;)

  5. I like your choice of colour once again, Gabriel! And the dark and light contrasts are good as well.

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