Oil PortraitsDetail of oil painting study of young man

“A portrait is one of the most personal and emotional pieces of art that people will ever own. I take that responsibility very seriously. Nothing is more satisfying to me than bringing a portrait to life for the people who will cherish it.” — Rita Romero

Lenna-web-w600Pastel Portraits

Pastel is nearly pure pigment with a mild binder (instead of oil). This classic drawing medium that is known to rival oils for its immediacy and brilliance of color. Pastel was favored by master artists like Delacroix, Manet, Mary Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Degas.


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