I decided to paint this client with his sunglasses on. Why? Because I thought it gave the composition a little attitude. And because ever since Matt Biondi in those Ray-Ban commercials I have been a big fan of the Aviator. I guess I’m a sucker for advertising.
I’ve painted portraits from some really bad photos: cell phone pictures, poor lighting, too many filters applied, blurry. But I make do. So when a client sends me several really good photos, all good for unique but equal reasons, I often have a really hard time choosing. This client sent three great pictures, but ultimately, […]