Monday, November 29, 2010

landscape examples

Old project for a landscape calendar, all in small format, using pen, ink and watercolors.



Saturday, November 27, 2010

Happy New Year!!!


We wish you all a Great New Year!!!!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Seahorse

Acrylics on Canvas - Private collection
(16x24in / 40x60cm)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Elephant Power

Acrylics, colored pencils on Bristol board

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Color Studies - Back to basics

Last two years, I had devoted myself to studies: back to the easel, drawing board and basics, I took classes on color theory and found the joy of painting with brushes "ala prima".
This is a neverending process and I re-learnt a lot  by doing it.


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Eagle

Acrylics + pencils on board
(16x24in / 40x60cm)

Siren

This is an old piece done few years ago. Lots of research, reference photos, small studies as the two at the bottom of the finished piece.





Friday, November 12, 2010

Family Portrait - acrylics

Bellow are some sketches for an old friend commission. Based on a original picture, I had recreated it with acrylics on canvas.
Preliminary drawings:

 

Final painting:
Acrylics on canvas
Size: 16"x24" (40x60cm)

Thursday, November 11, 2010

BB King - portrait

Charcoal on Bristol paper
Size: 8"x11" (21x30 cm)

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Reclining Pose: realism attempt

Acrylics on textured paper
Size: 8"x11" (21x30 cm)


Details:
Small touches of gray colored pencils to achieve precise details



Monday, November 8, 2010

Julia's Portrait

This is my nephew :)  Portrait on watercolors done 2 years ago.

Watercolor on Fabriano Artistico
Size 11"x16" (30x40 cm)

Detail:

Thursday, November 4, 2010

A portrait of Indiana: realist attempt

Old piece, done with Golden acrylics on Illustration board - 19x27in (50x70cm)
Airbrush, small touches of colored pencil and ink.

Details:


Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Lion

Acrylics on Canvas
(12x16in / 30x40cm)




Tuesday, November 2, 2010

more scratchboard

(10x16in / 25x40cm)
gessoed illustration board covered with Indian ink

Monday, November 1, 2010

Portrait: Charcoal

Charcoal on MiTientes paper