Friday, April 8, 2011

My First Military Commission

Here's a commission I recently finished. I thought the lighting was really striking in the photo reference I got. It was an interesting challenge to try to maintain the simplicity of the lighting across the complex grouping of the troops. Hope you like it!

"Lieutenant-Colonel Conrad Mialkowski addressing his troops in the Mojave Desert during pre-deployment training for Kandahar." oil on canvas, 18"x 24"

Source of Reference Photo: 1 RCR Ready to Deploy
National Defence. With the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, 2010.