New Painting: Carmel

Pop Surrealist portrait by Arabella Proffer

12x12" oil on panel. You can adopt her over here. This painting I spent a lot of time on for a specific show at Auguste Clown Gallery in Melbourne. I shouldn't have agreed to do the show, as making this painting took time away from work on my upcoming solo show. A week before I… Continue reading New Painting: Carmel

New Painting: Snow Dove

A little 5x7" painting I did using the left over globs of paint from a larger commission I've been working on. I've had a bad habit since an instructor at Art Center College of Design told me to always squeeze out more than I need. Well, that gets expensive with oil paint, and wasteful in… Continue reading New Painting: Snow Dove

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

Print Giveaway: She Became a Duchess

I'll be doing a print giveaway for my email newsletter subscribers only, sign-up if you'd like a chance to win her: http://www.arabellaproffer.com/about   I'll be drawing a random email address on May 15th, so keep an eye out on your inbox!This is the last of my limited edition prints from a batch made in 2010. Friederica… Continue reading Print Giveaway: She Became a Duchess