Fay Bridges Hyatt

fine art portrait painting proceedure...

The first step:  Using photo references the artist draws the portrait's subject in charcoal directly onto the linen surface.  This drawing is the basis of both the composition and the portrait subject's likeness.

The second To prepare the linen canvas for the oil paint application a tone is applied.  

The artist often uses Burnt Sienna..a warm color tone. 

  

The painting proceeds with esential likeness and a beautiful fine art portrait the goal.

    

    Clara Katherine, Moultrie                          22"x18" oil on linen by Fay Bridges Hyatt