Working from a Photograph – Acrylic Painting

Yesterday I presented you with my painting of Soar Cove in England.

As it was painted from a photograph I thought I should show you the photo as well.

Comparing the two you will notice that I did not aim for a direct copy but went for my own interpretation of the scene. I decided to start with a free-hand sketch rather than try the other tricks of the trade. After all if I wanted a copy of the photo it would have been much quicker to have it printed.

copyright Pat Harrison

Soar Cove Photograph

There is a website which will give you information of how best to work from a photograph.

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About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion from early childhood. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with the Judges Award at a show I now have one of my paintings on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.
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