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imagernator
09-17-2008, 07:40 PM
Hi,
Here's a quick study based on a reference i found online,i tried to keep it fairly loose and painterly and not get caught up in too much detail.:)
Acrylic on canvas 16x12,
Thanks Simon.

Teodosio
09-17-2008, 07:53 PM
Oh, my friend you paint extremely good! and in a medium so difficult.
Congratulations!

Linee
09-17-2008, 07:54 PM
I love that twinkle. His hair and beard are perfect, as well as the slightly askew hat. Great work! :clap:

Tiasa
09-17-2008, 08:04 PM
Very nice portrait! You did a great job!

Lulu
09-17-2008, 08:28 PM
wonderful, what a character!

howyadoin
09-17-2008, 08:35 PM
Nicely done. I especially like the texture on the shirt.

RPut
09-17-2008, 09:02 PM
You captured his personality very well! Great job! Ruthie

~~Kathleen
09-17-2008, 10:05 PM
OMG!
He could be a dead ringer for an old man a friend of mine @ Deviant Art posted in his photography thread!
Where did you get your reference?
Well done.
~~Kathleen

Chia
09-17-2008, 10:14 PM
Beautifully done! You have a wonderful way with this medium.

NDee
09-17-2008, 10:36 PM
That's gorgeous! Very well done!

Bizkit
09-17-2008, 11:46 PM
Whatever the technique, It worked!!!!!

Margaret 59
09-18-2008, 01:37 AM
That hair and beard do it for me!

objectivistartist
09-18-2008, 01:55 AM
No question - this is a WELL DONE portrait... :thumbsup::thumbsup:

ExpressiveAngie
09-18-2008, 07:42 AM
this is wonderful, love that smile that you really cant see!

arl
09-18-2008, 08:57 AM
Great. You captured his expression and I like the way you did the beard.

OkeeKat
09-18-2008, 10:22 AM
WOW, beautifully done face and beard, You paint exceptionaly well. Love all of it, the shirt and hat are great as well. I just love it all!!

imagernator
09-18-2008, 10:32 AM
Thanks for all your positive comments,not exactly sure were the reference was taken from, it may have been Flickr.I enjoyed painting him, i thought he had lots of character.
Thanks
Simon.

connievanwinssen
09-18-2008, 11:23 AM
Great portrait!:)

AndyMcC
09-18-2008, 11:28 AM
Beautiful, i like the beard...but i may be biased having one ;)

LavenderFrost
09-18-2008, 12:29 PM
Excellent work!