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    Kelly Foss
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"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. 
#stilllifepainting @art.aesthetics
"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. #stilllifepainting  @art.aesthetics
"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
"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 ).
"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 
#portraitpainting @art.aesthetics
"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 #portraitpainting  @art.aesthetics
“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
“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

#portraitpainting @academic_artworks
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 #portraitpainting  @academic_artworks
"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 . .
 @painting.art.world
"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  . .  @painting.art.world
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!)
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Image: 24" x 18" (61cm x 45.72cm) oil painting on board, from life. **Censored by parsley** #figurepainting @art.aesthetics
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
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Image: close-up of a 30" x 24" (76.2 cm x 60.96 cm) oil on linen, full figure painting, from life.

#crossedarms #cleanshave  @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. #crossedarms  #cleanshave   @art.aesthetics
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

#stepbystep  @academic_artworks
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 #stepbystep   @academic_artworks
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 . . 
#portraitpainting @academic_artworks
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  . . #portraitpainting  @academic_artworks
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

#drawinganatomyandart @dailydrawoff
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 #drawinganatomyandart  @dailydrawoff