Category Archives: Portraits

Turning Heads

The human body — head and all — fascinates me. I’m still loving my anatomy and figure drawing practices, but what’s the point of drawing bodies if I can’t include heads and faces?

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Turning Heads

The human body — head and all — fascinates me. I’m still loving my anatomy and figure drawing practices, but what’s the point of drawing bodies if I can’t include heads and faces?

Fun Facts about Faces

I was in high school art class when I first learned the “rule” that when drawing a portrait, the eyes are halfway down. That always stuck in my mind because when I heard it, my immediate thought was “No, they’re not!” It sounded

Fun Facts about Faces

I was in high school art class when I first learned the “rule” that when drawing a portrait, the eyes are halfway down. That always stuck in my mind because when I heard it, my immediate thought was “No, they’re not!” It sounded

This Old Man

I’m proud of this one. It’s still a very hard thing for me to say “I like what I’ve done,” but I do like this old man. Each time I do a portrait in any medium, I find myself fascinated

This Old Man

I’m proud of this one. It’s still a very hard thing for me to say “I like what I’ve done,” but I do like this old man. Each time I do a portrait in any medium, I find myself fascinated

California Girl

Without a doubt, “California Girl” is the most ambitious watercolor project I’ve undertaken to date. It’s also a painting with a very special meaning for me. This “California Girl” is our daughter, Liz. Several years ago, she met and married

California Girl

Without a doubt, “California Girl” is the most ambitious watercolor project I’ve undertaken to date. It’s also a painting with a very special meaning for me. This “California Girl” is our daughter, Liz. Several years ago, she met and married

The Personal Touch of Art

Something about art moves people, I’ve learned. It has the power to touch people in ways we can’t fully understand. For a moment, stop and think about your favorite works of art — paintings, sculptures, architectural wonders. Can you define

The Personal Touch of Art

Something about art moves people, I’ve learned. It has the power to touch people in ways we can’t fully understand. For a moment, stop and think about your favorite works of art — paintings, sculptures, architectural wonders. Can you define