Fine piece of work, love it. May I ask if this was photoshop or Corel painter that you did this in? I love this artists work, him and Waterhouse. There is something dreamy about the way they painted that pulls you in for a closer study. You have a lovely gallery here might I add.
It is a master copy, so I did not choose these colors myself . Of course I didn't color pick them (that would kind of defeat the learning process), one of the goals of doing a study like this is to learn how and why a master used their color.
I just did a HUGE research paper on Bouguereau! He is one of my favorite artists by far. His work is so smooth and well rendered it's almost hazy, like rich cotton candy for the senses XD I knew exactly who it was when I saw this in my inbox. You did him and his portrait justice! It's almost hard to tell that it's digital and not oil paint. Great, solid work as always!