Portrait of my father. Oil on board.

 Demonstration of a Portrait.

Portrait of my father. Penelope Milner

This portrait, 30x45cm, was painted on a wood panel covered with oil prima.

I worked rapidly in order to manipulate the paint before it dried, the portrait was completed in around four hours, but of course I know my father’s face well and have frequently painted him before.

Colours used:

Cadmium red light

Alizeron crimson,

cerulean blue

cadmium yellow

raw sienna

burnt sienna

sap green.

Flake white


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