this portrait is a new approach [for me] to acrylic painting. i'm doing more ground work.... preliminary stuff -- BEFORE i even begin painting. also.. i tried putting in a warmer ground-- the cadmium orange and yellow light -- underneath the total painting ....makes the image warmer and adds richness and glow.
i like the composition and the energized brushwork in the background. i'll try this again in a different palette. i'd like to bring out the eyeglasses more prominently.
18" H x 20" W