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Painting Antonio whilst he sings and plays Guitar

Wednesday 29 November 2017

Painting Antonio whilst he sings and plays Guitar

Painting Antonio

I recently painted a talented songwriter friend of mine named Antonio Grifoni. Until then, I had been somewhat doubtful about how I was going to do this as he rarely sits without playing his guitar.

My approach was one that I adopt when painting a landscape – keeping it loose and more impressionist than some of my other portraits. I enjoyed using more colour than I might normally, though keeping them fairly muted.

We listened to his music the whole way through. My Instagram has quite an amusing video of one of the sittings.