Monday, January 28, 2008

portrait sketches

Here are a few portrait sketches from the last cuppa weeks yo! Two lifesketches from a Thurs session, and a J.S.Sargent copy to keep da chops up. Each around 2 hours.





11 comments:

Ryan Evans said...

Really nice brushwork on these protraits Michael

Ryan

JMahorney said...

They are all great, but I love the first one especially. Wonderful color palette and the values.

Austin Maloney said...

I like your use of lighting.

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Ryan, I'm trying to soften the planes a bit in these lately.

Michael Pieczonka said...

Cheers Jeff... I'm always going for the values!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Austin.

rob ijbema said...

they are all characters
great strokes very expresive.

Michael Pieczonka said...

cheers Rob.

Jennifer McChristian said...

Michael,
These are exquisite!
Love the use of varied edges and color planes to define form.
Beautiful!

Michael Pieczonka said...

Thanks Jennifer.

Frank A. said...

..A nice variety in this collection of work, Michael.
Looks like you are pushing the envelope...good on y'u !

Frank