Portrait paintings in my new studio

Those of you following my Facebook page couldn’t help but notice that I HAVE A NEW STUDIO. This is the (tidy) studio just after I received my custom-made pinboard from Designer Pinboards.

My Studio

My Studio

I’ve been churning out some small oil studies of my fellow JKPP artists to get back into a painting routine. I have started each picture with a sketch in burnt sienna then coloured it in. Essentially. Some progress shots:

 

Underpainting for Juan

Underpainting for Juan

Juan work in progress

Juan work in progress

Juan finished

Juan finished

Underpainting for Kris & Leon

Underpainting for Kris & Leon

Work in progress for Kris & Leon

Work in progress for Kris & Leon

Kris & Leon finished

Kris & Leon finished

Unerpainting for Tomas

Unerpainting for Tomas

Work in Progress for Tomas

Work in Progress for Tomas

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Giovanni underpainting

Giovanni underpainting

Giovanni for jkpp small

Arturo work in progress

Arturo work in progress

Arturo finished

Arturo finished

The colour palette I have been using most is permanent rose/quinacrodine violet, naples yellow, yellow ochre, lemon yellow, burnt sienna, ultramarine blue and titanium white. Occasionally with a bit of indian red, payne’s grey or pthalo blue thrown in.

Inspired by David Jon Kassan’s parallel palette, I have been clipping my palette to my easel:

My palette setup

My palette setup

The studio in action

The studio in action

 

I am currently working on a painting of my son which we started with live sittings. He lasted a total of 20 minutes. Keep an eye out for the finished work!

Underpainting for Liam

Underpainting for Liam

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