Bogart" is an original, signed acrylic painting on canvas by Citrus County Florida artist Michael Arnold.
This painting is the first in a series of Hollywood Legends paintings I
plan to work on. This is a painting of Humphrey Bogart as Philip
Marlowe in the film Howard Hawks film The Big Sleep. It is painted in
acrylics using three colors - cobalt blue, burnt sienna and yellow
ochre. I also used a little titanium white. I built the canvas 3-foot by
4-foot and stretched gessoed canvas over it. I prepped the canvas using
gesso tinted with burnt sienna. I had a lot of fun and the painting
went pretty quick. I used loose strokes, which gives the painting a lot
of texture when viewed closeup. Once you step back 10-15 feet, the
painting takes on a whole new look.