“Secrets Of His Success” – commissioned portrait
acrylic & newsprint on canvas
110 x 147 cm

When working on a commission I always start with a sketch, so that the client has some idea what he will eventually be getting. This is the time of playing around with ideas, working out composition etc

After stretching canvas, select the certain newsprint and headlines

Sketching out and apply the paint! This portrait was a little tricky, getting all the proportions right. Angle of the bottle, the correct size of the foreground and background.

Applying the layers