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Portrait proceedure


1.We discuss what you want, such as size, body position, clothing, background etc.


2. I will take photos of the subject, and do a small sketch from life if desired.

    Photos are shown to the client for approval.


3. I will do a pencil sketch or charcoal study to size and get approval.


4. I proceed with the final painting.





Head and Shoulders, approx.16 x 20 to 20 x 24


Half Length, with 1 or 2 hands, approx. 22 x 28


Three Quarters Length, with 2 hands, approx. 30 x 40


Full Length , approx. 30 x 48 and up





Full color oil, monochrome in oil, charcoal, and graphite.




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