"The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit." #moliere 🍎 Can you guess the type of apple?
Image: 5" x 7" (12.7 x 17.78 cm), oil painting on linen panel. Painted from life.
"lf there were one place in the world where you'd go, where..." 'Florence!' -While You Were Sleeping (movie)
Image: I love her smile! 16" x 20" (40.64 x 50.8 cm) work in progress, oil painting on linen. Painted from life.
#portraitpainting @academic_artworks @art.aesthetics #artaesthetics
"When we look back on our lives, what we will remember are the crazy things we did..." @donmilleris . .
Image: Work in progress, 24.5" x 22" (62.23 x 55.88 cm) charcoal and graphite on Fabriano Artistico paper, drawn #fromlife (@aloeinaquila ).
"Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful." #maryshelley
Image: before & after close-up of a work in progress. Oil painting on linen, painted from life. @shannonrosemodel
“If I was very beautiful and had nut brown hair, would you keep me?” #anneofgreengables .
Image: Progress shots, preliminary drawing for a painting, drawn from life, 24" x 18" (61 x 45.72 cm) graphite on Strathmore paper (@minimodelmadeline ). #art_dailydose @drawing.anatomy.and.art
Session #2 , work in progress. Working from the model has me excited to do some commission portraits this Winter! ❄💖❄✨❄ What are you looking forward to this Winter?
Image: 16" x 20" (40.64 x 50.8 cm) oil on linen
"What is done in love is done well." -Vincent Van Gogh 💙
I'm happy to have gotten some more time to finish this little color study. . .
Image: 8" x 10" (20.32cm x 25.4cm) oil on linen panel, painted #fromlife . .
I'm going to continue painting this piece... Can you guess what I'm going to do? (Your guesses and suggestions are always so good! Thank you!)
Image: 24" x 18" (61cm x 45.72cm) oil painting on board, from life. **Censored by parsley** #figurepainting @art.aesthetics
A view of how minor adjustments everywhere can really change the whole piece. Happy I gave him a cleaner shave 🙂 I originally had the side of his face too dark. @robertthedrumm
Image: close-up of a 30" x 24" (76.2 cm x 60.96 cm) oil on linen, full figure painting, from life.
Happy Thanksgiving to my USA friends! Here's a look at my process painting a flat stomach... Something that most won't have post turkey. 🦃 The large image wasn't my final. I continued working on it.
Image: 24" x 18" (61cm x 45.72cm) oil painting on board, from life
Here's a look at my first session painting this portrait. 🎨 Want me to post my next sessions with her? .
Image: 16" x 20" (40.64cm x 50.8cm) oil on linen, #fromlife . .
I've been graced with amazing models since moving to NYC years ago. Here's one of them, Jimbe.
Image: 19" x 26" (48.26cm x 66.04cm) graphite on paper, drawn from life