a sneak peek at a new render! this is based on a cave painting in South Africa.

Farewell 2013

A little late perhaps, but here is my summary of 2013. For good or for ill 2013 was a very odd year. The highs were extremely high, and the lows were extremely low. Any year that begins with the death of a loved and inspirational friend is thrown onto the wrong foot from the start.…

Friday Nude Quotes

“I suddenly realize that I’m naked, which shouldn’t bother me since it’s the phone, but for some reason it does. “How’s it hanging?” Kyra asks and now I think I’m blushing. It’s just an expression, but jeez!” Barry Lyga, The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl

Brooding- 3D render by Jennie Rosenbaum

My approach to skintones

People sometimes ask me about the skin colors in my works. Up till recently, all of my figures have been without color- that is to say, I’ve focussed more on the light and shadow of the figure and the interraction of the light on the skin. I’ve looked at different skin tones, and worked with…

Houri - 36x48 Oils on Canvas

when you assume…

One of the things I love about my job is the assumption that is made about me as a woman who paints nudes. I’m easy, I’m a slut, I’m desperate for a new male model (despite my largely female portfolio) That I need pictures of men I don’t know sending me photos of themselves and…

Friday Nude Quotes

“But first of all he is a woodsman, and you aren’t a woodsman unless you have such a feeling for topography that you can look at the earth and see what it would look like without any woods or covering on it. It’s something like the gift all men wish for when they or young–…