Tag: portrait

  • Bonus tiny portrait

    After a great day painting portraits, I had enough energy for one more. This is a portrait painted via Skype, of my dearest friend in the world. While he chatted with me, I painted this portrait on a tiny piece of watercolor paper. I am definitely back in the groove, and need more faces to […]

  • Audrey and Kirsten – two models at Gage today

    For the first time since I was home, I had the opportunity to paint! The Portrait Society set this up with TWO models, how exciting and fun! There were pastel artists, oil painters, lots of people with charcoal too. I was the only watercolor painter. I want to do this again, soon.

  • Florence – Monday Portrait

    Today was my last portrait session in Tallahassee, as next Monday my cats and I will be flying back to Seattle. We watched expectantly as different possible portrait models walked through our room, after Tom told us our model wasn’t coming. And then Florence walked in. She was diminutive and soft spoken. She couldn’t see […]

  • Monday’s portrait: George

    George was kind enough to sit for us today. He really challenged the artists, as he wore an iridescent shirt and vest. He sat very still, in fact, he seemed to like the challenge of sitting through some of his breaks as well. I was very pleased with his face and his aspect, and as […]

  • George’s eyebrows

    Today our model was George. I was assured that he was a “good” model. Relieved to not have a “bad model, I settled right in, and as he appeared, chewing tobacco and wearing a cap, I wondered what a “bad” model was. He was convinced to lose his chaw and I politely requested that he […]