Alla Prima Studies

Alla prima is Italian for "at the first" or "all at once". With this approach the painter strives to create a finished painting (or study) in one sitting. Alla prima paintings are often characteristic of unfinished areas and organic brush character. I enjoy doing these short portrait sketches both for practice, and for their sheer charm.

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Nude Study
Nude Study
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Forest
Forest
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Study of Frida
Study of Frida
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Forest
Forest
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Nina in Profile
Nina in Profile
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Audrey
Audrey
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Nude Study
Nude Study

12x9 oil/canvas

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Self Portrait
Self Portrait
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John
John
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Charlie
Charlie
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Addison
Addison
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Juliette
Juliette
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Michael
Michael
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Paris
Paris
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait
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Caitlin
Caitlin
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Dedra
Dedra
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Tim
Tim
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Lauren
Lauren
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