Engaged Couple

Oil on Canvas

16 x 20

This painting is a commissioned piece.

It was done from a photo that was taken from a cell phone camera.

The thing I want to note is the background work. They were in a densly wooded area that had lots of green leaves etc. I wanted to give detail wihtout needing to draw everything exactly.

So the background ended up being a 3 part process. (1) layering a general color (2) leyering some detail color and smearing it in vertical lines (3) adding detail of leaves and trees that were more pronounced in the forground.

In the end I was very happy with my outcome.

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