Sunday, April 15, 2007

Trying Again

Having been painting exclusively from life for the past month, I already feel rough when doing stuff without reference. I constantly wanted to "look up" at something while painting this. But I do think some information that I gained recently from life found its way in here.


Blogger caricaturas said...

Hey Marco! Yes indeeed i always try to keep a balance beetween exageration and linework, i think the key is to keep simple strokes in sort of a design-feeling-attitude if you know what i mean. Have a nice day!

5:22 AM  
Blogger GhettoFab said...

love the look on this guys face and how hes so into the fairy. Lovely yet again! Great post Marco

10:16 AM  
Blogger Michelle Lana said...

awesome work!

10:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

great paintings.
I really like the memory drawing
a few posts down.

great practice.

1:50 PM  
Blogger Jose Darias said...

i love the light Marco , its very expresive

3:37 PM  
Blogger bog_art said...

Thanks to share your thoughts while you discover ways to improve your amazing art.. it gives us a path to follow.. escellent job!!..

10:12 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Wonderful mood!

1:22 PM  
Blogger Anders said...

I wish life looks like your paintings Marco...
great piece as always

4:18 PM  
Blogger beaux said...

Nice, I love the placement of the key light and the colors!

5:12 PM  
Blogger adrian said...

These are great Marco! I love the kid especially. Such a wonerful feeling of mystery and awe.

11:01 AM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Great work Marco! I like that you work both from life and memory - 2 very different skills! This piece is really super! ps I would love to see some caricatures in oils, the oil portraits were really top notch.

11:43 AM  
Blogger LauraBraga said...

Hi Marco.
For me, this last pic is awesome. The light is very impressive.


3:23 PM  
Blogger dintoons said...

amazing!! you've captured the sense of curiousity and wonder on the character's face so beautifully!
and the glow is so mysterious.... :)

9:27 AM  
Blogger Shawn Escott said...

Nice one Marco!

8:30 AM  
Blogger Roland Mechael said...

awesome ! i love the looseness!

9:24 AM  

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