Painting Is A Place
Just completed this head study as a demo for my #portrait class. #painting #realism #oil #figure #figurative

Just completed this head study as a demo for my #portrait class. #painting #realism #oil #figure #figurative

Something in progress. #painting #portrait #realism #figure #figurative

Something in progress. #painting #portrait #realism #figure #figurative

Heeeeeeere’s Johnny. Actually it’s Ed. A promising start on this head. #portrait #realism #figure #figurative #painting

Heeeeeeere’s Johnny. Actually it’s Ed. A promising start on this head. #portrait #realism #figure #figurative #painting

A #sneaky #sketch from last night. #drawing #figure #figurative #realism #sleeping

A #sneaky #sketch from last night. #drawing #figure #figurative #realism #sleeping

From morning #portrait class. #painting #realism #figure #figurative #oil

From morning #portrait class. #painting #realism #figure #figurative #oil

A detail of a #portrait commission I completed, cropped in the standard square format. #realism #figure #figurative #painting

A detail of a #portrait commission I completed, cropped in the standard square format. #realism #figure #figurative #painting

Here’s where this left off. I will continue doing something with it at home. #figure #figurative #realism #painting

Here’s where this left off. I will continue doing something with it at home. #figure #figurative #realism #painting

Demo in progress for the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. #fsram #figure #figurative #realism #portrait

Demo in progress for the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. #fsram #figure #figurative #realism #portrait

My very first attempt at encaustic (painting with beeswax). I decided to go old school with a Fayum mummy-style portrait from the live model. It was terribly difficult but fun. #encaustic #portrait #realism #fayum #mummy #figurative #painting #wax

My very first attempt at encaustic (painting with beeswax). I decided to go old school with a Fayum mummy-style portrait from the live model. It was terribly difficult but fun. #encaustic #portrait #realism #fayum #mummy #figurative #painting #wax

Evening winner of the anatomy contest. Prize: free single-sitting portrait drawing from life. #drawing #portrait #graphite #pencil #sketch

Evening winner of the anatomy contest. Prize: free single-sitting portrait drawing from life. #drawing #portrait #graphite #pencil #sketch