Painting Oil Portraits with Juan Jr. Ramirez

Finding that painting with oil is so much more cumulative and planned than my watercolor portraits which develop spontaneously! Each layer is the pinning for the successive painting and each layer predicts the next. This is not a quick process and I paint quickly! Getting the facial planes in early is key. Then, Developing the palette for the lighting and character of the model comes in stages…IMG_0104IMG_0095