Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Tree climber

Portrait of a local boy underway. I'm really liking this one. I haven't done too many paintings of kids in trees. Almost everyone has a tree in their childhood that they fondly remember climbing or building a tree house in. I'm not only painting a portrait of the young lad but the tree as well. Although the leaf pattern has become almost abstract, I'm trying to make sure that it looks like this specific tree...including limbs, bark pattern and knots. 30X40