Simon Bland

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Portrait of Honey

by Simon Bland / Mar 5, 2013 / Dog Portrait

A portrait of a yellow lab laying in grass

Honey: oil/linen 24"x24"

Just finished this large portrait of Honey.  I constructed the painting from a compilation of photos so I needed to do a lot of sketching and study work before I started working on the canvas.  The block-in was done as a full value monochrome wash.