There are so many ways to portray a subject. Even when the portrait is figurative, a straight forward depiction of likeness; a literal likeness of an individual, it’s a challenge to decide which aspect of your model you want to highlight or capture. That said, I’ve been playing with “sets”. These are two figurative, straight up portraits of an individual, exploring two very different ways of seeing her.
-Please forgive the less than ideal photos of these oil paintings. The human eye blends the color and values, my lack of expertise with a camera seems to separate them-