A quickly executed digital painting of my brother in his teenage years. Even though I put aside all concern for proportion and representational accuracy when making this piece, I’m still drawn to it.
A digital painting of an expressive Black face. This painting was created without a reference image. Sometimes a face will come to mind, complete with light and emotion, and I will paint it.
A digital painting of a red, screaming male face. This digital painting is not a portrait of a real person. It came to mind in 2020 around the time of George Floyd’s murder.
A digital painting of a Black face against a yellow background. This is one of my first ventures into painting an image from my mind. It felt like painting a dream even though I rarely ever remember any of the faces in my dreams.
The Face In March of 2020 I decided that I wanted to paint faces without looking at any reference images. Instead, I drew a skull and then added flesh it it. This was the result.