Thursday, January 31, 2013

Planning stages

This is my 6"x6" value study in graphite for my next portrait. Although color will be one of the most important aspects of the coming painting, having a strong understanding of the effect I want the underlying values to have is even more crucial. Hence the planning!

Sunday, January 13, 2013

PSA Members Only Competition

Many thanks to the Portrait Society of America for giving my self portrait one of their honorable mention awards in their recent Members Only Competition. 
Self-portrait, 4"x4", oil on copper

Monday, January 7, 2013

Christmas projects

Here are a few of the pieces I completed for Christmas gift giving. I enjoyed helping folks have something special to give to loved ones for the holidays.