In recognition of the fact that simply capturing a likeness does not empower a painting with the character of its model, I attempted to create portraits, whose very style and technique reflects the individual's personality. I did these of my family because I know them so well, but I would love to create more pieces like them of friends and maybe for commission.
My father, Robert: Engineer. Organized. Wise.
My sister, Hanna: Writer. Passionate. Monogramed.
My only brother, Caleb: Studious. Witty. Adventurer.