GAIL TOINTON DAS PORTRAIT PAINTINGS
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Portraiture is an exciting and most rewarding collaboration between artist and sitter and an opportunity to create something of value that will give lasting pleasure.
Shown here is a detailed small painting; on other pages you will find more examples of my work- quick pastel sketches, more portrait paintings in oil and pastel and portraits of animals, some painted entirely from life, some from 'photos, and some from a combination of life and 'photos.
Please call if you are considering commisisoning a portrait or would like more info- I'm happy to advise and answer enquiries, with no obligation.
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Exquisite Small Portraits painted in oil
These are very delicate and beautiful portraits. For this small 6x6" painting I used a method based on a traditional layered technique and glazing which gives the skin tones and colours a delicate translucency. Unlike an 'alla prima' sketch which is painted in one sitting, layered portraits can take many hours to complete resulting in a rich yet delicate patina.
This small portrait was painted on a fine portrait linen glued onto a panel.
oil on canvas panel
size 6x6" (15x15cm)
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