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Buddy - a portrait sketch

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Portrait of Buddy

Buddy. 12x12, oil on linen panel. 2015

Started the morning by finishing up this painting of Buddy.  It was painted using the customer's own photos as a reference.  I tried to paint the whole thing in a loose style and integrate the body into the background as much as possible. The palette is ultramarine blue, burnt umber, burnt sienna and yellow ochre plus a little bit of alizarin crimson used at the end.