• Skin Tones in Sunlight

    12 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    Could you imagine mixing these colors for the skin tones for a portrait? Hint: it's a light skinned woman in outdoor light.
    1. The patch in the upper left is taken from the side of her nose. 2. The grayish color, top right, is from her cheek facing forward and catching sky colors. 3. The deep red-orange color is from the side of her cheek facing us .4. The bright orange color, lower right, is from the top of her neck, catching mostly that orange transmitted light from the parasol.
    Charles Courtney Curran On the Shores of Lake Erie, 1893 Oil on canvas size:18.12 x 22.12 in.
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