Unlike a painted portrait, a sculptured portrait can capture a tangible image.  The artist/viewer can touch the image and feel the shape of a cheekbone, nose or lips. Portraits are best done with a live model.  Typically, a portrait can be completed in 3 to 5 three hour sessions with the model.



Artist Notes

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"Izzy" …she was a uniquely pretty girl.  The longer she posed, the more relaxed she became.  Her mouth would open slightly and she became wistful in her expression.  After a brief coffee break, during one of our sessions, she came back with her thick hair tousled.  It was artistic in its asymmetric disarray.


Terra cotta, Life Size