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Exposure Time 1/15
F-Stop 2.8
ISO 400

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Narrative Portraiture: Painting in Acrylic taught by Micah Ganske

Join artist Micah Ganske as he draws on the basics of mixing, glazing and layering to create a narrative portrait.

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Category Painting
Type Painting
Subject Portrait
Material Acrylic Paint
Style Other
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. This is an acrylic painting done with gel medium and transparent layers that have been built up over an under painting. The original tone that I laid down was a yellow with a blue under painting. That way the colors worked with the subject matter.

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That looks great! I like how much warmth you brought to the painting versus the original photo, especially in the skintones.

11/08/2013 Flag

Thanks very much.

11/16/2013 Flag

That looks fantastic, I hope mine comes out so nice

11/20/2013 Flag

Thanks, I'm positive it is going to! Good Luck.

11/22/2013 Flag

I love the tranquil feel of this painting. Colours are good, but I think you have one toe too many.

06/30/2014 Flag

Thank you- isn't that funny? I never realized it until my nephew looked at the painting hanging on the wall and pointed it out. We all had a good giggle. It looks like I'm keeping it that way.

07/09/2014 Flag