This is my latest study. I'm not absolutely certain but believe this to be an Inuit man, possibly one of the Alaskan tribes. The original photograph dates from the 1900s. I think it shows the influence of the recent portrait course I've attended at the College of Bath.
16" x 12" Centenaire (from Great Art) 140lb (300gsm) not
Colours were quite restricted, mainly to blues and browns plus Raw Umber and Cadmium Red Light. Completed in about one and a half hours. I used Pebeo masking fluid for the fine lines in his facial hair and a few other places.
Brushes were my usual Isabey and Escoda travel brushes, it was painted at the last AVA session. I'm quite pleased with it.