BOYS 7-27-2013 030.jpg
BOYS 7-27-2013 030.jpg

This is a close up of a formal portrait of a distinguished doctor who retired as the president of the Tulane Medical School. It hangs in the Tulane administration building.

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formal man.jpg
formal man.jpg

The full portrait measures 3' x 4'.

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Arnie.JPG
Arnie.JPG

This is a painting of great spontaneous affection. The photo was taken by the client.

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Clara.jpg
Clara.jpg

This is Clara, the daughter of Peter Paul Rubens. It is a very small painting and my copy is only 9" x 12". Notice how the side of her head makes a transition into shadows.

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Linda Durst 009-A_edited-1.jpg
Linda Durst 009-A_edited-1.jpg

This is a portrait of my sister, Linda, a painter in her own right. This is painted in my favored Caravaggio style of having part of the face recede into the shadows.

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SELECT PICTURES 037.jpg
SELECT PICTURES 037.jpg

These two girls in my Sunday School Class. I took separate pictures and put them together for the portrait.

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self portrait bust.jpeg
self portrait bust.jpeg

This is a self portrait in ceramic from 1994.

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sculptures 054-B.jpg
sculptures 054-B.jpg

This is a little boy who sat for a casual painting. I took photos at the home of the client.

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515243-R1-15-15.jpg
515243-R1-15-15.jpg

This is a painting of a young woman taken from a spontaneous photo that I took myself.

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0284557-R2-035-16.jpg

This is a young woman posed in my favorite style of the face defined by deep shadows. I took these pictures of her in my home. She is an FBI agent.

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0284456-R1-022-9A-A.jpg
0284456-R1-022-9A-A.jpg

This is a painting of a co-worker. I did several sketches of her and she sat very patiently for this portrait along with my taking pictures.

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Heather1.jpg
Heather1.jpg

This is a portrait of my last supervisor. The picture is not finished and I have not shown it to her. I hope she likes it.

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Various 6-13-2012 047.jpg
Various 6-13-2012 047.jpg

This is a portrait that I adapted from an advertisement in Life Magazine. (I am always on the look out for great pictures in magazines.) I really like her and she is ideal for my painting with shadows.

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PAINTING EVOLUTION 020-A.jpg
PAINTING EVOLUTION 020-A.jpg

This is a painting of the grand daughter of a co-worker. The picture came from a cell phone.

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515243-R1-03-13A-A.jpg
515243-R1-03-13A-A.jpg

This is a portrait of one of two daughters of a co-worker. I traveled to their house to take over a hundred pictures from which I chose this to paint.

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Dogs and Cats have a place in portrait painting, too.