You can send an email to [email protected] if you have questions about how to use this forum.
Hi, I accidentally discovered Marks videos on Youtube the other night and was deeply inspired to join this great art site. I'm not a professionally trained artist but have always desired to be. Unfortunately it was more difficult to find this kind of training several decades ago and so my only option was to self train with the help of books. I've learned a lot through the years and I'm hoping to further develop my skills through Mark's courses and from other aspiring artists here! Hoping for the best to all of you and vive le'art!
Thank you @joydeschenes, @Suez, @tassieguy, @Richard_P, @KingstonFineArt. joydeschenes, here are the progress shots. 1. The head was sketched in with charcoal on a toned canvas and then gone over wit… (View Post)
Here's a shot of my palette and the reference photo just before I began painting. Colors: Titanium White, Yellow Ochre, Brilliant Red, Burnt Umber, Phthalo Blue, Ivory Black. I also mixed in some Ros… (View Post)
Here's a small work that was painted some days ago. It wasn't really a "portrait" per se, but rather an exercise in capturing subtle value and temperature changes in the face. I'm not sure … (View Post)
It's been a while since I had attempted drawing from a real model so I just focused on the lower limbs. I find that drawing legs and feet is somewhat easier than drawing arms and hands. Not sure why … (View Post)
Hello DMP friends! Here's a recent somewhat quickly painted portrait, again painted with a limited palette and on a 16" x 20" canvas. It could have been a bit further refined but it seems t… (View Post)