"Gabrielle" oil on canvas 24"x18" $3000

“Gabrielle”          24”x18”   oil on canvas   by Donna Catotti   2015   $3000

     Gabrielle was a lovely model who posed for an advanced portrait painting workshop that I attended at Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia.  Most of the painting was done from life over a three day period and I was able to take a photo to finish the painting later in my studio.  She is the same model I worked with the previous year.  Easel location at the workshops is chosen by drawing numbers.  At  first I was disappointed to be way off to the side, but in the end it made for a very interesting composition.  And at Incamminati they always use bright fabrics  in the set-ups to bounce the color around for interesting reflected light.