Final Portrait

Today’s watercolor experiment: Sometimes I wish I painted with oils or acrylic. An ‘action’ painting loses a bit in the translation with watercolors.  Today I loaded a brush with red and drew a vigorous outline of a face – the final portrait of my brother Mike, for a while. Those of you unfamiliar with my […]

Portrait: Brothers

A couple of days ago I painted a portrait of Mike, my older brother. Mike is autistic, low functioning and nonverbal.  I borrowed from the artwork of Alexej von Jawlensky and his fantastic fauvist-colored portraits to add a sense of other-reality to my portrayal of Mike. Yesterday, I painted a self portrait in the same style. […]