I paint faces. I like the way light plays across the landscape of a face. As I begin to work, I tend to look at the painting in an abstract way -- as color and value and texture -- and only as I step back, do I really see how it has come together with any connection to reality.

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Photo: Michael Nalley <a href="http://www.michaelnalleyphotography.com">www.michaelnalleyphotography.com</a>

Selected work

the latest

self-chosen portraits

honorable people of montgomery

context and contrast

near & dear

the fallen