I asked Allen Williams if I could paint him while he worked at Illustration Master Class in Amherst, Massachusetts yesterday. He said yes, so I set up my little casein easel.
I love Allen's artwork, which has infinite depths and the quiet rhythms of Nature. I was attracted to him as a subject because of the joyful, focused attention he brings to his work.
|Allen Williams, painted by James Gurney. Photo by Lauren Panepinto.|
Next I define the hand, add more detail in the hair, and a little more resolution in Allen's painting.
Scroll back up to the top for the finish, where I add the glasses, the mahl stick and I rework the bottom edge of the vignette.
I used the following colors of casein:
Allen Williams' website