I know it has been forever since I have posted anything at all! I have to admit, I was going through a rough period in my life, but, thankfully, I am doing much better! I have been keeping up with my artwork, and I was happy to have participate in Sulfur Studio’s “Tondo in Toto” […]Read More Overdue Update & Art show at The Gallery Espresso!
As stated in my last post, I committed myself to painting outdoors at least once a week, so I forced myself to choose something in my backyard. I used an old lunchbox and made it into a pochade box. This week I decided to do a quick mini sketch of my husband reading a book […]Read More Painting Sketch: Week 1: Oil on Canvas Paper
Letters, an oil portrait of Du Bois, was selected for FAAA’s group exhibition located at the Jepson Center for the Arts in Savannah, GA from September 13th until October 14th. If you are in the area, be sure to stop in! https://vanessawithun.comRead More Letters: Exhibition at the Jepson Center for the Arts
My wonderful and handsome husband allowed me to paint him this past week. Although I do not feel that it is fully developed, I decided to leave it as is, a study. The photo was taken using natural lighting, but I painted this in a dimmer and warmer light.Read More Live Portrait Study with Oil on Panel
Finished up the final details of this piece using the Venice turpentine. I wanted to bring out the sentimentality of the person depicted. Oil on 12″ x 16″ WoodRead More Letters: Historical Portrait: Oil on 12″ x 16″ Oil on Wood
Self-Portrait June 19th: Charcoal on 9″ x 12″ Paper Here is another quick self-portrait done last night… There are so many intricacies in the face to learn! I am also happy to announce my upcoming show in July. If you near the Atlanta area, please stop in!Read More Charcoal Portrait Study-June 20th & Art Show in Atlanta, GA