1/16/11

Impromptu painting

Sometimes, I go on an art binge and vomit something out that I had no intention of creating. Last night was one of those times. All of this took place within two hours.

Here's the reference material. I'm trying to find the image's original source so I can give credit where it's due...


Here's the warm up pen sketch:


The pencil sketch on a 2x2' gessoed board of birch plywood:


The final product about an hour later:


I don't usually lay paint down this thick. I was kind of in a frenzy while creating this:


Towards the end, I ditched my palette knife; can you can see the grooves left by my fingerprints?

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