Kimbo, almost done

Flesh tones on the face just need to be completed, with the correct highlights and shading, and I’ll probably add  a nostril piercing. I had envisioned more of a gritty look to this, and may play with some harsher brush strokes to better portray the mood, but we’ll see what happens.  What I find really interestingContinue reading “Kimbo, almost done”

Kimbo, some progress

I have made some progress on this, in the spaces around commissions.  There is actually more depth to this in person than my camera has managed to capture.  Perhaps one day I’ll learn to properly photograph my work.   I think the anger and the pride are starting to come through.  On this day, theContinue reading “Kimbo, some progress”

Betty final

Finally, Betty is done. One of the first things that I tell people when inquiring about commissions is that I don’t do the standard head & shoulders portrait.  There is nothing more uninteresting to me than the same old dime-a-dozen paintings of dogs just sitting there, looking at the viewer.  [yawn] I can’t explain whyContinue reading “Betty final”