Alla Prima Portraits

Alla Prima Portraits, completed in oil, various sizes and years. All completed from observation (no photo references). Alla prima (Italian ” at the first attempt”) is a direct oil painting method, completed in one sitting, and with a rapid approach.

 

Photo of me with all 18 portraits I completed during the month of March, 2018. (Some are also featured below.)

 

 

Detail, Self Portrait as Medusa

 

 

 

Leila

 

 

Ken Schuler / Photographer / Owner Oddporium, Arden , DE

 

 

K3N Adams / Graphic Designer / Artist / Blacksmith / Clobbersaurus/ Designer of all artwork for Lamb of God

 

Pam Slaton / Delaware Artist

 

Mark Thousands / Musician / Former projects include My Body My Blood, Comin Correct, Burnin Thousands, Leeway.

 

Ashton

 

Self Portrait ( final alla prima portrait session, March 2018)

 

 

Bruce Marvel / Lead Singer, Blackhand (doom metal)

 

 

“Lee”. Guitar/Vox: Disaster Committe. Bass/ Victory Boy.

 

 

“Jess”. Jess McIntern. #fightlikejess

 

 

 

“Joe”. Joe Hoddinott of Phojoegraphy.

 

 

“Ric” Monster / Pin-up Artist, Ric Frane. Co-owner, Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery.

 

 

“Wendy M.” Artist and co-owner of the Talleyville Frame Shoppe and Gallery.

 

 

“Self Portrait at 35”

 

 

“Rick”. Rick Hidalgo, artist, and owner of RH Gallery, Hockessin, DE

 

 

 

 

“Erica Jane”

 

 

The Iron Maiden, Ellen Durkan

 

 

“Damara”

 

 

Siera