oil painting on canvass 60/40 cm. completed in August 2016 . this portrait took 3 months to complete, part of my tuition at studio 2 portraiture class with Christina .Painting this portrait introduced me to new painting techniques . for the background i used alizarin crimson red , scarlet red & permanent mauve with a touch of ultra marine blue. For the skin tone a combination of flesh tone colour ,burnt sienna, Naples yellow burnt umber & for my nephew more Naples yellow , sap green & white. For my brothers hair Vandyke brown , burnt sienna , ultra marine blue & Payne grey was applied .my nephew hair being lighter i used mainly raw sienna, Naples yellow , sap green & umber using a rigger brush.

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