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Thursday, June 17, 2010

L'ORANGE...365 Days of Drawing..


I pushed the light in my teaching class yesterday to nail home some color harmony using a blue gel and orange reflector board - the set up, clothing etc. also all being in shades of orange and blue.

Time was short in class with me helping students with their own studies so I had to finish my class demo when I got home, not wanting to loose the lesson for myself.

I lost the likeness with no photo to work from but I did manage to hold onto the original orange toned canvas in the shadow side of the face which I was happy about.

4 comments:

Cris said...

I love the orange and blue combination. The pair go well together!

Roseanne said...

I love this!! Beautiful colors adn yes, the light is perfect on her face!!! You are so gifted Joahnna!!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

thank you Chris..I have always loved that combo. Done quite a few paintings now in that color harmony.

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

Ah Rosie....so are you!