Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Red Slip - original oil pastel figurative painting
I got a lot of green in her skin - more of a yellow-green. As much as I love green, I may have overdone it. Anyway, decided not to change it. This painting is 7 x 5" on Pastelbord. Just a fun little thing.
As promised awhile back, I am going through stuff and found one container of the old Holbein portrait set - there were five colors in each little plastic holder. The one I found today was the five values of Hansa yellow (I think). Is 5A Hansa yellow in Holbein - I think it is. That's not surprising, but there were other containers that had a variety of colors that were great for portraits, but that I wouldn't necessarily associate with portraits. I'm determined to find them and will share as soon as I do. Also, I found a place that SAYS it has Holbein oil pastel portrait sets. I'm going to give them a call and will let you know the results. Thanks for stopping by!
Here's another one that's not quite finished, although a lot closer to the finish that the one on my Daily Painter blog . I...