https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/￼￼DSCF0526-effie-2-72-80p.jpg 1253 1000 tja tja2022-12-12 10:48:342023-07-02 08:25:49Effie
Twice from life, once from memory.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/2020-Head-Study-of-Roman-Actor-scaled.jpg 2560 1996 tja tja2020-11-14 14:46:142021-04-10 09:25:59Head Study of an Italian Actor
If you would like to learn how I made this painting and follow me through the process from start to finish, you can do so here. If you sign up for a free account, you can watch the first two videos of the course for free.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Angela-Debnath.jpg 600 501 tja tja2015-11-07 23:20:202017-09-01 23:20:01Head Studies: 2005 – 2006
All made in the early days of 'the dungeon'.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Alyssa.jpg 600 458 tja tja2015-11-07 23:13:242017-08-19 11:09:35The Turpin Family
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Portrait-Study-of-Paola.jpg 600 436 tja tja2015-11-07 22:44:122017-09-04 11:06:09Some Portrait Studies: 2007 – 2009
The subjects: Stefania, Neil, Elizabeth, Paula and Marcello.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/tja-raffaella-study-2015-1.jpg 1500 1315 tja tja2015-04-04 17:42:302018-12-07 13:58:43Portrait Study of Raffaella
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/tja-head-studies-1.jpg 1024 731 tja tja2013-06-01 07:42:592017-09-04 11:33:39Head Studies from 2013
The following works were made as demonstrations during my 3-hour portrait painting classes every Saturday morning in the Spring of 2013. For more on my school, please visit the PADASOR website. If you are interested in purchasing one…
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https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/copying-van-dyke-5-2012-11-05-at-06-59-30.jpg 1024 829 tja tja2012-12-21 21:38:252019-06-28 20:24:35Copying Van Dyck
A quick step-by-step on how I went about copying this gem, located in the National Gallery in London.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/copying-velazquez-in-studio-2.jpg 1024 774 tja tja2011-09-26 11:18:372021-04-10 09:47:52Copying Velázquez: Philip IV In Studio
Prior to traveling to the National Gallery in London to copy the painting in real life, I did a copy of it from a photograph. Needless to say, I found the colors to be greatly different once I had the real thing in front of me. &nb…
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/tja-head-study-of-giulia.jpg 1024 652 tja tja2010-11-06 10:51:032015-04-04 17:35:12Head Study of Giulia
A head study made during the course The Baroque Portrait: Discovering Velazquez.
https://www.americanartistinrome.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/tja-Portrait-of-Kaja.jpg 600 595 tja tja2010-01-16 02:46:472014-11-04 22:56:02Portrait of Kaja
One of the many paintings made during my three week stay with Odd Nerdrum in his Studio in Norway in January of 2010.