January 10, 2022

and so it ends...

 Happily finished this piece today.  I decided not to stress too much about the hair and brows - just grab some paint and go!

January 9, 2022

...and so it begins

11 x 14 canvas - textured with gesso; acrylic paint 

stamped using plastic bowl; fluid acrylic

portrait sketch in pencil

oil paint

more definition in oil paint

background needed some tweaking

Now, it's time to tackle her eyebrows and hair which I have been putting off and mulling over.  For me, this is the hardest part.