Snowed in – Nothing to Do


I’ve been stuck here in the house.  We had a ton of snow yesterday and we can’t get out.  I’ve been bored.  I decided I needed to do something soon or I’d go crazy!

I set up my portable easel in front of the mirror over our dresser, then got a canvas, my pallette and brushes.  I opened the blinds so the side of my face would be illuminated.  Here is the result of my efforts after a few hours.  Note the light and dark sides of my face.  Also look for highlights in my eyes.

If you’re ever bored, try it.


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February 16, 2010

Christine @ 6:24 pm #

This portrait is amazing! It looks just like you!

Sharon McCarty @ 9:20 pm #

Wow! That looks fantastic!

February 17, 2010

Susie @ 1:45 pm #

Wonderful portrait! One of my favorite self-portraits. I love the shadows and highlights!

Sarah @ 3:40 pm #

This does look just like you! Great job.

February 21, 2010

Jennifer @ 4:30 pm #

The use of light and dark is great. I really like this one. You have a look of concentration.

February 24, 2010

Jared @ 8:19 am #

The cool colors and low key make this a very moody, but also very cool portrait! great job!

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