A figurative painting during my school break. As I move forward to the figurative arena, I enjoy the process of analyzing the forms and planes, values and proportion before I put down the brush. A slow but very rewarding experience to produce a good art.
Since I started the MFA program at Academy of Art about a year ago, I decided to focus on painting the human figures. So I took the Figure Studio and Head Drawing classes to improve my drawing skill before I enrolled to my first paint class at AAU. And here is the product of my first painting class - a painting of myself. I got a lot of feedback from my classmates and teacher during the course of this painting - the composition, the values, the colors and the proportion - you name it, all the elements of creating a good painting were explored. I really enjoy the process as it made me a better artist. Hope you like it too.
I have lots of fun painting the "swirling cloud" so I decided to paint another one last night. I used a lot of imagination in this painting. It's a nice break from what I am used to paint - different style and rendering process. But I enjoy this kind of painting very much.