Monday, April 21, 2008

More Life Heads

It's funny, doing that longer portrait painting (below) has made certain things a little clearer when doing these shorter (2.5 hour) life studies. Further proof that long studies really inform the shorter ones. These are from the past three weeks.


Blogger bog_art said...

You are really a master Marco.. wow!!.. I can't do one of those even if I have all day to finish it..

11:39 PM  
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8:24 AM  
Blogger Tim Bye said...

Awesome work Marco! I love the right one particularly!

11:35 AM  
Blogger David Lobenberg said...

Very nice, Marco. Have you seen the Jeremy Lipkin DVD?

1:31 AM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

Thanks guys,
David - Yes, I pre-ordered that DVD, out of sheer excitement to see one of my favourite masters at work. I was actually a little disappointed with its production though. I wish he verbalized his thoughts a bit more. I found it very difficult to learn from. The painting is really nice though.

12:52 PM  
Blogger Ken said...

2.5 hours?????

My awe for your work has increased from high to super high.


You make me want to paint! Real paint I mean.

5:40 PM  
Blogger David Lobenberg said...

Marco: Watch the Lipkin DVD with the commentary audio on. Didya do that? Lotta interesting chatter between Jeremy and J. Pro.

8:57 PM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Really nice Marco . . . I'm jealous, wish I had time to do this sort of stuff . . . I need to make time to do some plein aire soon . . . !!!

11:07 PM  
Blogger pinky said...

beautiful stuff marco!

9:23 PM  
Blogger mr poulpe said...

all these new posts are really great!!your protraits are really full of energy and atmosphere...!

5:43 AM  
Blogger Adam Ford said...

These turned out beautifully. The key studies are really sharp too.

10:16 AM  
Blogger PumPkin said...

just perfect man. very beautifull paints.

11:10 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

....just great work....

11:29 AM  
Blogger marco's blog said...

man these are great, such beautiful colors!

3:35 PM  
Blogger Rich Pellegrino said...

the middle portrait is exceptionally good. the values really pull the composition together and transform this "study" into a "painting".
nicely done!


5:41 PM  
Blogger Kevin Keele said...

These are fantastic. I love your style, it's so painty.

4:36 PM  
Blogger LauraBraga said...

Hi marco!!:)
Awesome work as always.
You made some great portraits.
And great colors too.
My compliments!!:)


10:36 AM  
Blogger Moyse said...

Great studies Marco, and that portrait commission turned out great as well!

3:09 PM  
Blogger BOKY said...

Very nice portraits! I love the one in the middle...she's very life like, truly a moment captured...

6:02 AM  
Blogger Michael Pieczonka said...

nice one Tom Marco.

1:21 PM  

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