John Howard Sanden
Selected Portraits
Following Reliable Procedures

American Artist Portrait Highlights, October / November 2006

By M. Stephen Doherty

Step-by-Step
Demonstration

Step 5
Before refining the painting of the face, Sanden blocked in the background and blouse so he would have references with which to judge the relative value and color temperature of the flesh tones.

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