img_9737The face is much improved, benefitting from a bit of attention this morning and afternoon. She’ll need some hands next.

I moved her eye up a little, her eyebrow up quite a lot, extended the nose and chin out a little and softened the transitions between lighter and darker areas of value.

The bear looks very dark now that the face of fortitude is pretty solidly established, so I’ll need to get on with doing some bear studies in order to get into painting him.

I need to find models for the enchained slaves of the devil so that I can put the next composition together. Male and female volunteers please contact me via facebook! (My link is in the right sidebar) You need to be of a Rubens-esque body type, live in Southern California, and be okay about nudity.

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Michael Pearce is an artist, writer, and professor of art. He is the author of "Art in the Age of Emergence."
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