5x7 inches, oil on panel... I wish you could see the detail in the hair better, but all monitors show it differently, and it's hard with white thick paint to scan, I guess.
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
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
Here is the finished portrait of Miss Gypsy A, 36x36 inches, oil on canvas. This is just a quick update after my week in Orange County, more photos of the WWA Gallery show and other exciting adventures I had; all while catching up with some old friends, spending time with the fam, meeting new people,… Continue reading A Portrait In Laguna Hills
I'll be taking portrait commissions again starting March 25th, but, if you would like to lock something down with me now (Valentine's Day is coming up after all) I suggest you do. Because, at the end of March, my pricing will be going up! I haven't raised my prices in a very long time (7… Continue reading Commissioning A Portrait
Happy 2013, and here are my top 3 viewed posts of 2012!Old Portraits of Young Men you can view parts 2 and 3 down in the comments.Ephemeral Antidotes: The Whole CollectionMy First Trip to New Orleans
It seems that holiday gift promotions come earlier and earlier these days. So hey, I may as well jump on it too! My book makes a great gift for ages 10 to 100 -- if I do say so myself. If you order directly from Cooperative Press, my book comes signed, and you get a… Continue reading “The Art of Arabella Proffer” A Holiday Gift
What happens when I have a hissy fit? Well, I take it out on a painting I didn't like too much anyways.... Drip#2, 12x12 inches, oil on panel.
I recently sat for a painting class called "Artists Painting Artists" lead by Judy Takács Pendergast. As you can guess, I'm good at sitting still, except I still run my mouth throughout the whole thing, practically. Opening at BAYarts on Friday 7-10pm is the reception that includes all of the student work, as well as… Continue reading Painters Painting…Me!
There is a nice article in GOOD Magazine about the events I attended in New Orleans back in March. At the time I was quoted, I was doing my research, but sadly the salary ranges weren't too hot so I'm staying in Cleveland another year. Honestly, I'm still having a lot of things go wrong… Continue reading Summertime Artworking