The Nightstand

February 24, 2021/by tja

Head Study of an Italian Actor

If you would like to learn how I made this painting and…
November 14, 2020/by tja

Marina in a Fur Hat

September 18, 2020/by tja

Portrait of a Roman Actress

May 17, 2020/by tja

A Break in the Rain in Villa Borghese

December 7, 2019/by tja

Portrait of a Young Law Student

December 7, 2019/by tja

Arianna in Profile

March 6, 2018/by tja

Arianna

The first portrait to be completed while following the strict diet of "white is light", instruction on the technique courtesy of Charles Weed.
March 6, 2018/by tja
Salome Oil Painting Full Size

Salome in Waiting

"Salome" is available for purchase, including the frame, if desired. If you are interested, please contact me.
January 4, 2017/by tja

The Dig

"The Dig" is available for purchase, including the frame, if desired. If you are interested, please contact me.
November 15, 2016/by tja

The Night Watch

"The Night Watch" is available for purchase, including the frame, if desired. If you are interested, please contact me.
October 20, 2016/by tja

Boar Skull

October 7, 2016/by tja

Portrait of Roxanna

October 7, 2016/by tja

Sunset at Rocca Calascio

Made in June, 2013 during a weekend painting workshop in Rocca…
April 4, 2015/by tja

Portrait Study of Raffaella

April 4, 2015/by tja

The Duchess

The Duchess was pre-selected for the National Gallery…
November 15, 2014/by tja

Three-Hour Figure Studies from 2013

The following works were made as demonstrations during my 3-hour…
October 23, 2014/by tja

Self-Portrait at Age 43

October 22, 2014/by tja

Portrait of Arianna

Watch a time-lapse video of the seven-hour, three-day pr…
May 9, 2014/by tja

Figure Drawing Highlights: 2013

November 9, 2013/by tja

Water and Graphite, Volume II: Figure Studies

Highlights from 2013
November 9, 2013/by tja

Head Studies from 2013

The following works were made as demonstrations during my 3-hour…
June 1, 2013/by tja

Self-Portrait at Age 42: A Caravaggio Palette

This is a self-portrait that I did during the course Caravaggio…
June 12, 2012/by tja

Three Self-Portraits: Three Ways to Paint

Control your edges to find the air.
May 12, 2012/by tja

Cleopatra

 




The time that passed from start to finish was almost…
February 12, 2012/by tja

Water and Graphite, Volume I

My experiments with water-soluble graphite in 2011 were a joyful surprise...
December 1, 2011/by tja

Knight in an Evening Landscape

My second attempt at the National Portrait Gallery competition,…
November 9, 2011/by tja

Pontifex Maximus: Drawings of the Bridges in Rome

October 12, 2011/by tja

Copying Velázquez: Philip IV In Studio

Prior to traveling to the National Gallery in London to copy…
September 26, 2011/by tja

The Temple

Tempio I, 1998Tempio II, 1998Tempio III, 2011Tempio IV, 2011



Tempio…
August 1, 2011/by tja

A Study of “Hauding”

 
July 26, 2011/by tja

Self-Portrait: Whistler

March 19, 2011/by tja

Giulia a Riposo

November 9, 2010/by tja

Head Study of Giulia

 

 


A head study made during the course The…
November 6, 2010/by tja

Sundown: Landscapes of Rome and Puglia

Sundown I RomeSundown II RomeSundown III RomeSundown IV Rome(Clouds…
July 15, 2010/by tja

Sketches of Rome in Sepia

July 11, 2010/by tja

View from Fara in Sabina

 
July 11, 2010/by tja

Timeless Proportions: Figure Drawing in the Museums of Rome

Titles, from top, left to right:

Palazzo Altemps,…
June 12, 2010/by tja

Villas of Rome, Volume I

*Villa Ada: Collection of Joseph and Angela RochlitzVilla BorgheseView…
June 10, 2010/by tja

View of the Atlantic

One of the many drawings made during my three week stay with Odd Nerdrum in his Studio in Norway in January of 2010.
January 18, 2010/by tja

Self-Portrait in Leather Cap with Jawbones

One of the many paintings made during my three week stay with Odd Nerdrum in his Studio in Norway in January of 2010.
January 18, 2010/by tja

Self-Portrait in Goat Skin Vest

One of the many paintings made during my three week stay with Odd Nerdrum in his Studio in Norway in January of 2010.
January 14, 2010/by tja

Pages from a Roman Summer Sketchbook

Drawings from from my summer sketchbook of 2009; made while teaching…
August 12, 2009/by tja

Figure Studies in Watercolor: Highlights from 2008 – 2009

April 9, 2009/by tja

Drawing with Morley

In the Spring of 2008 I had the great pleasure to accompany…
April 2, 2008/by tja

Fayum Portrait of Silvia

 
October 31, 2007/by tja

Self-Portrait

April 7, 2007/by tja

Lungotevere: Paintings and Drawings Along the Tiber

*Along the Tiber I*Along the Tiber IIView from Ponte Sisto Facing…
November 9, 2006/by tja