Muse in introspection

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  • Muse in introspection, face detail, oil on linen.
  • Muse in introspection, body detail, oil on linen..
  • ' Muse in introspection' is a hand painted original using professional grade artists' oil colour on certified fine Belgium linen. The images above show the painting before varnish to indicate some brushwork. Once varnished, the painting has a smooth finish.
    The following images offer a glimpse into part of the design and painting process. For more please visit my blog.
  • Muse concept sketch, graphite on paper, 59.5 x 42 cm.
  • Muse colour concept sketch, coloured pencil on paper, 59.5 x 42 cm.
  • Painting the undercoat layers.
  • Building up the colour layers.
  • Groundwork mostly complete and ready for shaping and further layers to build up detail etc.
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