Showing posts from 2018
European Tour

I took my first vacation to Europe this year  landing first in Rome,Italy then continuing my adventure to Berlin, Germany.
I took in the culture by checking out all the possible museums and galleries, ancient ruins and beautiful wineries. I enjoyed the night life  in both countries with the wonderful people of Europe, it was my first trip over seas but it surely wont be my last.

Filling in the blanks

Part of being a professional artist is being able to deliver on time and on budget. And sometimes your forced to do these things with one hand tied behind you back, (figuratively) Normally I like to shoot my own references for the amount detail that is needed to do the job correctly, but sometimes that is not the way things work out. Take for instance this portrait gig where the person has transitioned away. And the client's only available reference is this small old photo.
I never have backed down from a challenge and this particular instance gave me in opportunity to figure out this issue. I could have just said no, but this returning client is a friend and I wanted to make sure she received what she needed. So I had put on my detective hat and dug into my bag of tricks to make out the details of the gentlemen's face in the picture. I used some of the clients personal pictures who is the grand daughter) from facebook to decipher some those details like the mouth and eyes) a…