First Sitting, sketched in with thin layers of paint, from model.
First Sitting, sketched in with thin layers of paint, from model.
Second stage, worked on facial planes, made a mess.
Second stage, worked on facial planes, made a mess.
Almost complete, face is too ruddy, background too acid.
Almost complete, face is too ruddy, background too acid.
Completed painting, values and overall color palette corrected.
Completed painting, values and overall color palette corrected.

Four selected stages of the portrait "In Her Vintage Style, Portrait of Kim Canazzi"
I'm revealing in these four stages how I get a great start with strong character and then
go off the charts with distortions, weird morphing of features and inconsistency of color palette before
I finally pull it all together.





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