18×15 original pastel on sanded paper, framed, $475
He is confident. A bit showy. Sanguine. Of course….he is a pirate! The pose is still, yet energy filled. He calls us all to engage and come alive. I used to gravitate toward painting only women, but this year I am intrigued by painting some men. They are a different sort. Their faces are muscular. I want to capture this masculinity.