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.)

 

 

Self Portrait at 35

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

“Erica Jane”

 

 

The Iron Maiden, Ellen Durkan

 

 

“Damara”

 

 

Siera