February 2016

Lili Charles

Portrait of Lili Charles, oil on canvas, 22 x 40 inches, 2013 This is a man I met on Virgin Gorda and he posed while I did some sketches in watercolor and pencil.  Then I painted this oil upon returning

less is less in a good way.

In the sketch pad lately I have been paring things down to the barest essentials.  Trying to tell my stories with less and less.  Merging forms; enveloping them in shadow and bleached out light.  Or trimming things to the most