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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Oil Selfie - © Christopher Greco





"Oil Selfie"
16x12 oil on canvas.
I have wanted to try a self portrait for awhile. This is my warm up painting. I found a crappy barn picture that I painted in Connecticut 20 years ago and recycled the canvas. I hope to do a couple more quick ones to get used to looking/painting my face and work out a more interesting concept and design.
The step by step photos help me see some of the more obvious flaws as I am working. The photos are approximately 15-20 minutes apart.
"Self Portrait Sketch"
12x9" oil on canvas panel.
This is the basic design for the self portrait I am working on.

2 comments:

Maywyn Studio said...

Well done, very nice portrait.
I like the barn morph.
I think it takes a measure of bravery to do a self portrait. To me,its like sharing the morning mirror.

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