Used several of the Blending Brushes. The Grainy Blender a favorite to use. Worked with several of the oil brushes to paint the background & add color & strokes to the face & beard. Then gave it a tone effect, lighting & surface texture.
Featured ~ My Model Mania 12-11-2011
Permanent Feature ~ Photo Painters 12-05-2010
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Third Place Win ~ Master Painters Challenge