calvin on his skateboard

Here is a painting I did of Calvin going off on his skateboard to surf with his mates.

calvin-i-d

it is OK except I the palm-tree is a bit bland.  I like this posture, it reflects his self-confidence and coolness.

 

I was not happy with the first one and did this one:

calvinii-d

I was getting better at capturing details.  Charles Reid paints with well directed but free swatches of colour and I felt I got this approach here.

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