Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Busy These Days...

I've got a few cool projects on the go right now (which hopefully I can share here soon). Unfortunately, they're eating up a lot of my spare time, and I haven't been able to post here as much as I'd like. So as usual, I'll buy some time by posting more head studies!
First one is from life, 2 hours, 8x10". Second one's a study after Morgan Weistling.


Blogger Hao Wu said...

real nice paintings. Love the second one, full of breath in the paint. he seemed to have a long story to tell even at such young age. =]

3:15 AM  
Blogger Paul Hamblin said...

I love Morgan Weistling. You did a good job too. Thats who I thought of when I saw this one. Do you have his DVD?

6:35 AM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Marco, both are nice, but actually prefer yours more than the study . . . great work!

8:09 AM  
Blogger adrian said...

What's up Marco? Been awhile since I posted but glad to be here as usual. Lovely work by the way. Always impressed with your studies.

9:51 AM  
Blogger Mark Behm said...

That Weistling study is really nice. Cool that you are still cranking out the oils.

11:13 AM  
Blogger Aaron said...

pretty amazing paintings here, how long did they take? hey thanks for the info on the seegmiller book!

12:12 PM  
Blogger Sorrentino said...

beautiful portrait paintings here! you really do have a stellar blog, cheers!

12:18 PM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

Thanks guys,
Paul - Yeah, Morgan is one of my favourite living fine art painters. His DVD was very instrumental in guiding me in a good direction of learning. He's got another one coming out, which I've pre-ordered as well.

Aaron - Thanks! The study from life was 2 hours infront of the model. The Weistling study was about 4-5 hours over two sittings.

12:52 PM  
Blogger Shawn Escott said...

Very nicely done! I see the improvement in your work and it is just amazing!

8:39 PM  
Blogger David Lobenberg said...

Can I add my 2 cents in? Lovely! I'm doing two portrait commissions now and will use these as inspiration to keep me loose.

9:23 PM  
Blogger Robert Bandel said...

Really beautiful work. Enjoyed the Demo you posted for the Tarzan layouts

9:52 AM  
Blogger Sandra Khoo said...

Simply marvelous works here,Marco! I'm just speechless.

Wonderful! :)

1:19 PM  
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Blogger Nathan Lindsay said...

Nice marco. great colors in these.

2:32 PM  
Blogger Michael Pieczonka said...

Marco.. both nice paintings. I think you made Wendy look a bit to pretty though :D :D

4:12 PM  

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