"in the zone"

sometimes a painting paints itself. It happened with this large portrait and it's always thrilling to be "in the zone". When I sat down to rest a 3 cm large scorpion ran towards me, it was an intense night :-)

not a perfectionist

  One thing I like about my rather complex personality is that I am not a perfectionist. This enables me to enjoy painting even when it's not perfect. Doing watercolor portraits is always relaxing to me. I do them in between…

progression on a portrait

working with watersoluble oils this time, still in search for my perfect medium. I cannot use oils, because they give me such headaches, but most of the artists I admire use oils... this may be a solution.