Faces from my Market Scene Characters
Whilst working on my colourful market scenes some of my characters are quickly becoming firm favourites to paint. Each time I add a new figure to a composition their head dress or clothing may change as does their facial expressions.
These are reminding me of my time living in Dubai when I used to paint faces regularly for local galleries. These small studies became really popular at the time.
Taking time out at the end of my painting session today I worked on a few small pieces of paper to bring each market scene character to life via a few simple brushstrokes and placement of colour.
Tomorrow is going to be a day for faces and even more market scenes.
How wonderful to always have something new to look forward to. Although in this case I am going back to my old friends of yesteryear!