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Rascally Rabbit

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9"x12". Oil on linen, mounted on panel. 2013. This is the rabbit that ate all the Swiss chard in my garden earlier in the year.  I was able to get close enough to him to catch a couple of photos before he took off - with a tummy full of chard, no doubt.  I painted this very minimally, and ...

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Three Alternative Ways to Paint a Green Background

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In this blog post I present some options for handling the bright green backgrounds that often occur in reference photos of animals....

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Integrating the Subject of a Portrait with the Background

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In this blog post I show some ways to make a portrait subject work better with a given background....

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Brush Technique in Small Paintings

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A discussion of my preferences for paint handling in portraiture and some techniques for better rendering of the features....

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