Day 22: I Dissent

Of all the portraits I’ve done so far, I think this is one of my better and favorite ones. Except for the lace collar, I really worked to keep things flowing, not get bogged down in details, and to not overwork the paint. Working on the collar turned out not to be too bad; it was … More Day 22: I Dissent

Day 8: Robyn #4

With this portrait of Robyn, I finally wrap up a series of portraits I agreed to do for trade for bodywork. This series was my first “commission” and turned out to be really challenging for me. What was originally going to be just 4 portraits turned into 8, and it took me almost 2 years … More Day 8: Robyn #4

Painting for Realz

For the last many months, I’ve been working on a series of portraits. After posting some of my early work up on Facebook, my massage therapist, Kara, saw them and asked if I’d be interested in doing some portraits of her Body Advantage partners in exchange for bodywork sessions. She wanted something fun for her office instead … More Painting for Realz