Here's the second study/draft for "Diptych with Black and Orange"... this time on canvas.
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Once a year, ants fly. It's usually the same day all over the country.
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Most of the paintings I do are several weeks -- if not months, or sometimes even years -- underway. So, as an experiment I have taken up a challenge; doing quick "live" portrait sketches in acrylic paint. Here, "sketches" means just that, sketches. Here are the two most recent ones:
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Painting: Just finished this painting today:
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