14 x 11 inches, oil on canvas
Here's my second painting of this model. Two very different approaches, I know. I didn't walk into the session consciously thinking, "Tonight I'm going to keep it loose!" It was just the mood I was in, I guess.
At the model break, I was offered some encouraging words by the palette fairy:
(Another reason why joining a painting group is a really good idea!)
Here's our lovely model. You can see that I really didn't do her beauty justice!
From sketch to (sketchy) finish:
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