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Purple kisses

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Exposure Time 1/15
F-Stop 2.6
ISO 500

Created in this Craftsy class

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 Figure
Material Acrylic Paint
Style Realist
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Share a little about the materials, processes and techniques used to create this piece. 46x38''

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Interesting subject. I think the painting could use a bit more contrast though. It might just be the photo, but there isn't a lot of value variation. A bit more contrast in the background, and a bit more shading/modeling on the figure will help things "pop".

07/07/2014 Flag

Looks more like battery

07/23/2014 Flag

blah have captured the emotion of the woman....she is definitely in distress....Isnt this what painting is about. However your technical contrasts of light and dark can be added to make the painting more pleasing to the eye .

11/17/2014 Flag

it's not a woman... it's a man. You see a woman because you automatically assume that women are the only one that get beaten. Men get beaten to and sometimes by their own wife. This painting isn't meant to be pleasing but disturbing.(The quality of the photo is also not very good)

11/21/2014 Flag