Four Figures in the Studio

"Four Figures in the Studio", oil on canvas, 10x12", Charlie Kirkham 2014.
“Four Figures in the Studio”, oil on canvas, 10×12″, Charlie Kirkham 2014.

Completed over nine days this small scale painting was first drawn out using the sight size method. As the left of the painting looked empty an extra portrait, canvas and rug were added in fading into the space of the wall to create an imaginary dimension to the room. The colour palette was more extensive and I glazed the final layers of the painting using a linseed oil and oil paint mix (2:3 ratio).