I'm having another go at acrylic portraits, as I haven't painted a portrait since Sherlock (and that was over a year ago). I still find using traditional media tough, as it's so different to my digital painting methods, but I do love the textured brush strokes that you can't really replicate on computer.
My sister and I are re-watching Firefly at the moment, so Mal seemed a good model for this! If you're not a Firefly fan*, then you may recognise the actor as Nathan Fillion, of Castle fame.
*There are two kinds of people, those who are Firefly fans, and those who haven't watched Firefly
Acrylics on canvas, photo reference used
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