Master copies, good practice.
My dear art mentor, the brilliant Jeff Makin, tells me its good art practice to always work on a master copy and set me to my first project. A master copy of Johannes Vermeer’s Girl With a Pearl Earing.
For those interested in the great Vermeer here is a great reference site www.essentialvermeer.com
What I learned most? UNDERPAINT, UNDERPAINT, UNDERPAINT.
Not for sale. Oil on linen. 18″ x 16″. 2010.