100 OIL PORTRAITS IN 100 DAYS - Randy, 87/100, Carol Nelson Fine Art



Day 87

This is Randy, husband of Kay, (51/100). This is a great reference photo with the bright sun highlighting the planes of his face. A photo like that makes my job easy. His eyes, however, are in such deep shadow that I couldn't make them out, even with a magnifying glass.
I use a magnifying glass on many of the photos. It has revealed critical little details on more than one portrait. For purchase information, please see my website.

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6 comments:

AutumnLeaves said...

A great job, as always, Carol. Love his shirt!

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

This is one of your very best piece.
What a great work.
Each night befor I go to sleep I am thinking of my morning coffee and your painting.
I love to start my day with ya.

Vern Schwarz said...

Wonderful painting Carol. You took a good photo and really made it great.

Gwen Bell said...

Carol, your skill just keep getting better and better. This one is such a wonderful likeness and I like the way you stayed true to the sun-squinted eyes. Great job...are we voting soon because Randy will definitely get mine!

Dean Grey said...

He looks happy, Carol!

-Dean

Diana D said...

This is my absolute favorite one so far... and there are many that run a close second!!
Thanks for inspiring me!
Diana