Sunday, November 14, 2010

#9 The Portrait of the Model

I was thinking...since I'm using the same model for all my paintings, perhaps it would be interesting to have a portrait of herself. And who knows, as I finish it, she may fit a stereotype that I'll want to use the portrait for. But for now, this is Ellen. She is my beautiful friend and I'm excited to finally paint her with the pink hair she had when she first started posing for me:
And because it's always fun to see the progress and mistakes that have been corrected, here she is with a nose that is much too long:

1 comment:

  1. This may just be the best one yet. I can't stop looking at it. The colors are striking and earthy and the pink adds this strange and somewhat eerie dimension. Dig.