Category Archives: Figures

Cohiba Sunset, a pastel painting and a memory of Cuba

The portraits of Danica, Teo and Noah were very well received by my client and by all accounts, the parents who received them as Mother’s Day gifts were thrilled!  That makes me very happy!   🙂 I’ve finished “Cohiba Sunset” … Continue reading

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Portrait commissions completed!

I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to finish three portraits.  I was off to a great start in February, and then March and April happened.  April 2015 – a month that will live in infamy (at least in … Continue reading

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What a month! One portrait finally finished!

It’s been a brutal month, and I’ve been able to paint very little – but I have managed to finish the portrait of Teo. I had thought that they’d all be done the week or so after Easter, but fate … Continue reading

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WIP – Cohiba Sunset

I’ve managed to get a bit more done on this work in progress.  I like how he’s coming along!

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Pastel and alcohol-wash underpainting

I’ve been working on commissions over the past several weeks, and decided to take a break. Started something new: a larger format (22″ x 30″ sanded pastel paper) with an alcohol wash underpainting. The paper is eating up my pastels … Continue reading

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