I hire models occasionally. Usually I just draw in pencil. Pretty laid back. I like to treat my models as the guest of honor. I try to especially pay attention to the temperature, but I'm getting them coffee or whatever their beverage of choice. I'm also usually friends with my models. Sometimes it's confusing. It's a nice bit of confusion as some models have posed for me over ten year periods! They invite me to their parties, performances. I never assume that they have chosen to model exclusively as their career. One turned out to be an opera singer, an actress in movies, a police officer, dancers, accountants, and more than a few to be really great artists! When I have a new model it's always a little exciting because in the back of my mind I think this person is probably going to be a fascinating person that I get to know before they are famous.
Not much going on in December. Just hunkering down for the winter and enjoying my friends and family. Hope you are as well!
Please look over the Prints page and get them all.
Have a good Easter/Passover or month.
Now is a good time to commission a portrait or purchase some physical art for the winter!
If you'd like to commission me for a painting... Portraits with my surreal aesthetic only. The face you have and my paint brushes! Estimated turnaround 3 months. Shorter will cost more. Contact me now.
Last Rites Gallery 325 W. 38th Street, between 8th & 9th Ave, NYC: (212) 529.0666
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