Tag Archives: Elizabeth Peyton

July 07

Mortician

Finishing this felt like a best effort at making the dead resemble the living: there is no light left and the face has a flat, painted Barbie Doll quality. A last ditch effort with gauche felt like busting out the “full coverage foundation” to camouflage serious¬†skin tone issues. Over the last week, this gal’s gone […]

June 25

Peyton (Re)play

After finishing this pencil outline a month ago, I spent all of my early-morning-one-hour-pre-work-sessions struggling with another Romare Bearden piece, Circe, 1977. I think I now understand why it took me over two weeks despite the fact that it’s all flat shapes that comprise the female form, but I’ll start painting and posting that soon. […]

May 27

Peyton Play

I love Elizabeth Peyton. When I decided to settle into the arc of a blue silk blouse with couture excess, I didn’t know that I’d want to open up ¬†Elizabeth Peyton and hope to channel that hue-magic onto a copied image from a catalog. I’m lingering for inspiration on page 179 – Sara, 2002 or […]