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Friday, November 1, 2013

Palette Knife Portrait - Stages

The New Parisian
12x20
Palette Knife Portrait By Johanna Spinks

The Start. Brush only used in drawing stage

Building up the eye and frames with the knife. Not so easy

Mid-way...taking my time.


I am still working away on a collection of palette knife portraits that I am thoroughly enjoying. It feels so natural to me to paint this way. Don't ask me why. I have no idea. I just know it has taken me a long time in my art journey to get to the point where I feel so much at home.

I just finished this one of my daughter, newly situated in Paris. Green and red harmony. Let me know what you think!

2 comments:

Terry said...

Really lovely Jo...you have reignited my urge to explore knife painting! Your color palette worked out beautifully!

Portrait Painting By Johanna Spinks said...

Thank you Terry. I enjoyed this one!