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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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Newcastle Jam paintings: Willy James and Crawdad Cantera

We just got back from a well-deserverd week-long break at the end of a gruelling month of October and two years without a vacation!  I didn’t have a chance to post the two commissioned paintings –  finished just in time … Continue reading

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