Well, I've not done much painting over the last little while, so I thought I'd better get cracking on the portrait challenge if I have any hope of meeting the deadline.
This is my son when he was about four (apologies for the lens distortion). This was painted about a week and a half ago and is now dry, so any hints on being able to seamlessly join the new with the old greatly appreciated - I guess I should have tried to leave a better edge to paint into.
I think my mixing is a bit off and a bit too grey/green - the last time I saw a forehead this colour was in The Walking Dead - but I'll stick with the method and cover it all before deciding on whether its OK or not.
Early days yet, but any comments/suggestions welcome. For my 2nd painting I'm certainly feeling well out of my depth!
30cm x 30cm, on gessoed aluminium panel.