Portrait Painting: Despoina

This was a commissioned portrait painting. I was so excited to unveil Despoina’s portrait to her. This painting was also a sidestep away from my regular work as I applied a style I’ve been playing with for a while plus a shift to oils on canvas.

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Punching Resistance in the face and getting back on track

So I just got done scraping my new artwork after pyrographing it and cleaning up my workspace in readiness to start my favourite part of the process – painting! However, I find myself needing to pause a minute before I dive headlong into colouring and happily lose myself in it – hoping this isn’t another ploy being used by Resistance to stop me…and I’ve had a lot of Resistance to contend with in the last few months.

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