After living with this painting for a while, I felt that I needed to do more to it to bring it to life. I re-worked it over the weekend, bringing color to their faces, but leaving the lower portion of their bodies unfinished. I more pleased with it now.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Sunday, April 7, 2013
I started by painting the entire surface of the canvas with a loose mixture of black and burnt sienna to create an abstract pattern. Then painted only the relevant parts of the subjects, leaving some parts implied. The eye fills in what's missing.