Process of a Double Portrait

Lately, I've been doing commissions with symbolism that had to be hinted at, but not in a heavy way. I've been working on this double portrait for a couple celebrating their ten year anniversary -- and it was a surprise for the husband! It's so difficult trying to guess about a person through secretly snapped photos,… Continue reading Process of a Double Portrait

Painting With A Small Brush

Did I mention I have a new website? Not as fancy as the old one but more functional, all my painting series are divided into better categories: http://www.arabellaproffer.com Here are a little painting (one in a series) in the works for an invite-only event in August.... Also if you would like to get news about… Continue reading Painting With A Small Brush

Old Portraits of Young Men: Part Three

I've given examples here and here, but there are so many more! It's time again for another installment of 'men I probably would have slept with if I were alive in that century'. Since so many are unknown sitters, I'll just tell you who painted them... Hans Holbein. This sitter needs to lose the hat,… Continue reading Old Portraits of Young Men: Part Three