Eyes of the portrait are watching you. Story about my painting at Bella’s Restaurant. Tampa, Florida

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About * Classes *Murals * Archive * Contact Interesting story about that portrait-commission which I painted recently. Did you experienced in museums that the eyes in the portraits of great masters are alive and look back at you, and follow you if you walkContinue reading “Eyes of the portrait are watching you. Story about my painting at Bella’s Restaurant. Tampa, Florida”

New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida

“Girl with green eyes and long lushes”. New portrait-commission in 2021. I painted that portrait from black/white old photo of my clients. The reference photo was old photo in black/white from many years ago. I had to “guess” the colors of the skin, lips, hair, dress, etc. But during our first meeting I took aContinue reading “New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida”

Eyes of new portrait-commission. Under-painting step

When painting a portrait after sketching it I always start working on eyes. There are many ways you can start developing a portrait. Why I choose eyes? May be because they connect me to a soul of the person I paint? Beginning of my new painting- commission. Under-painting step. To see art by Tatiana RugersContinue reading “Eyes of new portrait-commission. Under-painting step”