Portrait series

My latest adventure in art has been portraiture.  I love the work of artist Richard Schmidt http://www.richardschmid.com/ and have copied a couple of his pieces in my quest to paint with a fluidity, that merely suggests the surroundings while capturing the essence of the person.   

After Richard Schmidt SOLD
After Richard Schmidt SOLD
Kyle Purcell 10" x 15"  NFS

11" x 14"
9" x 12"