Bob on Paintings

How I paint

 1. Sketching out using the photo on my iPad

1. Sketching out using the photo on my iPad

 2. A basic light wash to mark out the features

2. A basic light wash to mark out the features

 3. Building up the darker tones

3. Building up the darker tones

 4. Marking out the lighter colours of the eyes

4. Marking out the lighter colours of the eyes

 5. Adding the light and reflection on the nose brings life. I love this bit.

5. Adding the light and reflection on the nose brings life. I love this bit.

 6. One last check...there may be a hair out of place.

6. One last check...there may be a hair out of place.