Portrait Study

self portrait study goauche paint and digital colour

This is a a life-size portrait study, in paint and pencil, digitally coloured and finished.

I used myself as a model—with no attempt at self-flattery! I prefer this to another quicker self-portrait study, which I painted in oils many years ago.

self portrait study goauche paint and digital colour
Above: the finished full colour study (23.5 x 34.5)

self portrait study goauche paint and digital colour

Process Images

self portrait study step 1
Above: physical painted art
self portrait study step 2
Above: digital colour begins
self portrait study step 3
Above: extra shadows/darks
self portrait study step 4
Above: skin tones
self portrait study goauche paint and digital colour
Above: the finished full colour study (23.5 x 34.5)

Illustrator: John White
Painting: Goauche, acrylic, pencil, on board
Colouring: Photoshop

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