Portrait Artist Forum    

Go Back   Portrait Artist Forum > Unveilings, 9/11 Portrait Project - Moderator: Alexandra Tyng


Reply
 
Topic Tools Display Modes
Old 07-15-2007, 02:30 PM   #1
Renee Price Renee Price is offline
Associate Member
 
Renee Price's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2002
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 238
Thomas O'Hagan




This is the write-up about Thomas from my website:

[I]
Attached Images
 
__________________
www.reneegpriceportraits.com
email Renee


"If the path were easy, the reward would not be meaningful."
---Trey Price
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-15-2007, 06:53 PM   #2
Tom Edgerton Tom Edgerton is offline
SOG Member
'02 Finalist, PSA
'01 Merit Award, PSA
'99 Finalist, PSA
 
Tom Edgerton's Avatar
 
Joined: Jul 2001
Location: Greensboro, NC
Posts: 819
Renee--

I'm very proud of this for you, and for them...

Best as always--TE
__________________
TomEdgerton.com
"The dream drives the action."
--Thomas Berry, 1999
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 11:09 AM   #3
Alexandra Tyng Alexandra Tyng is offline
UNVEILINGS MODERATOR
Juried Member
 
Alexandra Tyng's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2005
Location: Narberth, PA
Posts: 2,485
Renee,

You did a great job capturing this man's likeness and spirit. No wonder his wfe is pleased. What a tragic story.
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 02:36 PM   #4
Garth Herrick Garth Herrick is offline
SOG Member FT Professional '09 Honors Finalist PSOA '07 Cert of Excel PSOA '06 Cert of Excel PSOA '06 Semifinalist, Smithsonian OBPC '05 Finalist PSOA
 
Garth Herrick's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2004
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 1,445
Dear Renee,

Bravo, and kudos for a sucessful and touching portrait of a fallen hero. It is so true that proper photographic references rarely exist for those who need to be honored with a portrait. I am intigued that you went as far as using a plaster cast to study forms an lighting. Sometimes I have wanted to try to sculpt a head before painting it, for the same reasons. I never have, though.

Congratulations on your sucess,

Garth
__________________
www.garthherrick.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2007, 04:17 PM   #5
Chris Saper Chris Saper is offline
SENIOR MODERATOR
SOG Member
FT Professional, Author
'03 Finalist, PSofATL
'02 Finalist, PSofATL
'02 1st Place, WCSPA
'01 Honors, WCSPA
Featured in Artists Mag.
 
Chris Saper's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2001
Location: Arizona
Posts: 2,481
Renee,

Congratulations on such a lovely painting, and on having the opportunity to add so much to a family's lives.
__________________
www.ChrisSaper.com
  Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-2007, 02:27 PM   #6
Renee Price Renee Price is offline
Associate Member
 
Renee Price's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2002
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 238
Thank you all very much! Because of the photos, circumstances, and the fact that I'd never met him, this painting was a challenge. I read a lot about him online, and studied pictures of him until I felt familiar enough to paint him, not just copy a photo. I wanted Andrea and her boys to be satisfied, and thankfully they were.

Garth, with Thomas I painted from a plaster cast that I bought from Sculpture House a couple of years ago. But it's funny that you said that you'd thought about sculpting a head before painting it. I've been working on a painting of a little girl and I really missed having a solid reference. So, I checked everywhere to find a plaster head of a child. Nothing. After reading through Heidi's website (very informative), I decided to make my own. I was surprised -- it actually didn't turn out half bad. But that's another thread.

thanks again!

Renee
__________________
www.reneegpriceportraits.com
email Renee


"If the path were easy, the reward would not be meaningful."
---Trey Price
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing this Topic: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Topic Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Topics
Thread Topic Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thomas Nash -- Portrait Academy Series, Norcross, GA -- What a great day! Bobbi Baldwin School, Atelier and Workshop Discussion 17 10-29-2005 04:08 PM
True Thomas the Storyteller Tony Pro Portrait Unveilings, All Medium- Moderators: A. Tyng & C. Saper 4 03-10-2005 12:44 AM
Such a "Joy"...Thomas Elizabeth Schott School, Atelier and Workshop Discussion 0 07-21-2004 04:06 PM
Master Painter, Thomas V. Nash, makes television appearance Edgar Coleman After Event Reports & Competiton Announcements 0 04-13-2004 08:32 PM

 

Make a Donation



Support the Forum by making a donation or ordering on Amazon through our search or book links..







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:44 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.