Hey there. I'm Bret. Welcome to my new art blog. I'm planning to showcase my paintings here and break down the process a little for those interested in such things. Here's my most recent work, a 1947 Indian captured in acrylics on a 36x12-inch canvas:
This took me almost a month, all told. Here's what it looked like in the beginning, before the magic started to happen:
This one felt like a pretty huge learning experience for me. Definitely a personal breakthrough, especially with regards to the treatment of light. Here's a detail that will hopefully show a little of what I'm getting at:
Anyhow, that's my first post. Drop by again anytime; there should be more artwork up very soon.