oil paintings and photography by Amber Honour

Tag: black and white portrait

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 5

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 5

I don’t have much to show this week. I’ve been working on a surprise painting that I can’t show until it reaches its destination. So while I did work on my portrait some more, I spent the majority of my painting time working on the […]

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 4

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 4

One step forward, two steps back. I’m sure I’ll eventually get where I’m going. I’ve been putting off working on this painting for months because I felt like it had reached a point where I could only screw it up. Lo and behold, I completely […]

The Many Methods of Painting Over Old Paintings

The Many Methods of Painting Over Old Paintings

A while back I asked how people paint over old paintingsĀ and got a variety of methods. Sand painting down, then gesso over using oil based gesso (acrylic won’t stick) Just gesso over it with oil based gesso Spray with oven cleaner or turpentine, let sit […]

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 3

Oil Painting Portrait – Part 3

I put a lot of work into the eyes since I last posted about this painting. It still needs a lot more work, but I really like the direction it’s going in. I need to work on the smirk, shirt and hair for sure, and […]