Hot Off My Easel

I told you I am in a learning mode didn’t I!?  Well, this one took me a while, but oh I had so much fun.  And I learned so much.

Meet Elliot and his chicken.  I found him on the internet and tracked down the photographer for permission to paint him.  I painted him on a 16″ X 20″ canvas with Golden Heavy Body Acrylic.  When I had most of the work finished, I switched to Golden Open Acrylic for the final bit of tints and shading on the flesh.  I like the open paint for those final steps because it stays wet long enough to blend, and it’s also a little more transparent so it’s easier to apply just a little at a time.

I can’t do a pattern for this one or teach it.  It is painted with permission for my personal use.

The photographer’s name is Lisa Holloway  You can see her beautiful work here
Get ready for a feast of eye candy!


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22 Responses to Hot Off My Easel

  1. Leslie Hutchinson says:

    I love it!! Look at that precious face! Great job Ronnie!

  2. carol says:

    wow great painting

  3. Ann says:

    Awesome Ronnie you must be so pleased with yourself its amazing love it x x x

  4. Gina de la Cruz says:

    All I can say is “WOW” That is really beautiful.

  5. Janelle says:

    This picture touches my heart! As always, the portraits you paint astound me Ronnie!

  6. Bobbie Basinger says:

    This is so beautiful, Ronnie! You are an outstanding artist and I love seeing your work!
    Thanks for sharing.

  7. Jean Krebs says:

    Ronnie, I love this and I can see how you wanted to paint him with the chicken. I paint with the open golden and have not used the heavy. I also like your background on this. Put it in special place in your house.

  8. Sandy Rowe says:

    O.M. Goodness — WOW – I love this little girl and her chicken.!! You did a wonderful, loving job of putting love on canvas. Thank you for sharing and thanks to Lisa Holloway.! This would be a wonderful pattern or something like it. You are having tooooooo much fun, love ya. Hugs Sandy

  9. Patti Masson says:

    Totally awesome Ronnie

  10. Wendy Watson says:

    Love, Love, Love Elliot! The best you have ever done. Thanks for sharing

  11. Ann Ledford says:

    Beautiful, sweet painting.

  12. Renee Claude Lessard says:

    OMG! Breathtaking work! Congrats and Bravo!

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