Oil Painting: Garth Herrick Portrait Demo: Light on the Ground

1 Jul 2008

Garth Herrick oil portrait demoHerrick adjusts the light mass on the ground below the children, and lightens the middle girl's face.


I have been adding to the light mass on the ground below the kids. This may be overstated right now, but I can readjust this later.

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I also keyed up the light in the middle girl's face.

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About the Artist
Garth Herrick was a semifinalist in the Smithsonian Institution’s Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition and was awarded a certificate of excellence by the Portrait Society of America at their 2006 International Portrait Competition. He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where he received the William Emlen Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship, the Stewardson Prize, and the Thouron Prize. Herrick’s commissions include portraits of eight notable federal judges, a governor, a mayor and numerous cultural, educational, and business leaders. His work hangs in a number of public, corporate, and private collections. View his work at www.garthherrick.com.


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