Thursday, 13 February 2014

Painting: Gold Self Portrait

This is my latest painting. A little self-portrait done mostly for practice.
This image was from a photograph of me and a friend that I cropped to get this interesting framing.

The canvas I used had been picked up on a trip to the Scrap Store, and it wasn't in too bad condition.
Since I already had the gold spray paint out (from this little project) I thought I'd spray some on the canvas just to see what effect it would give. I sprayed all around the edges and over one corner.

Since I was using a small canvas I had the opportunity to use my new table easel that I got given for Christmas. Works a treat.

 The gold paint can't be seen through the paint, but it looks great where I've left the canvas unpainted, especially on the edges which would usually be left white.

4 comments:

  1. That is so amazing ! It is even better because the framing is different. Not your average self portrait !
    Eb x

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  2. Wow, this is amazing, you're got a great talent there!

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  3. Check you out! You've got some amazing talent there!

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  4. This is fantastic! I've dabbled in pencil drawings, but nothing like this. Such sheer talent!!
    Jeannine @ The Concrete Cottage

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