The challenge here is to tease out details from an old school photo. Many photos taken in this way tens to be almost monochrome. There is a single colour of varying skin tone in the photo, another for shirt, hair and so on. My job, apart from the usual is to tease out colour where there is tone.
Finished, I like this one and, as a bonus, it took less time than the others.Continue reading
Water, colour temperature and tonal drama- old themes for me.
Sketchbook acrylic painting onto a prepared page ( gesso + pale ground)