3D Illusion Pastel Drawing

This is the finished drawing that I have been working on. I wanted to create a trompe l’oeil drawing-within-a-drawing. Trompe l’oeil is an art technique involving extremely realistic imagery used to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects...

Hibiscus Oil Painting in Progress

Still working on the dyptich of hibiscus blossoms. I have been really excited about this project.  I have added elements and changed things to make it a more balanced composition.  Especially, I want to capture a three dimension feel of the leaves and space around the...

New Hibiscus Oil Painting

I have been busy lately working on a new commission of hibiscus flowers in a dyptich format.  Here is a photo of the paintings to date. Still have to lay in the details, but it is close to being done. I had never done a dyptich before, which is a two panel painting. ...