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"Lazy Sunday at the beach," mixed media on chipboard. 40" x 30". 2014

"Lazy Sunday at the beach," mixed media on chipboard. 40" x 30". 2014

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"I am so often reminded that I am, in fact, not in control." Mixed media on chipboard. 40" x 30". 2014

"I am so often reminded that I am, in fact, not in control." Mixed media on chipboard. 40" x 30". 2014

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"Grotto Study 2," Acrylic and oil on canvas, 2012.

"Grotto Study 2," Acrylic and oil on canvas, 2012.

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"Chuck Liddell vs. Rich Franklin," Acrylic and oil on canvas, 2012.
In the manner of George Bellows

"Chuck Liddell vs. Rich Franklin," Acrylic and oil on canvas, 2012.

In the manner of George Bellows

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"Face of David" -My fourth and final piece for this semester. By now I have greatly improved my handle of egg tempera as a medium. I loved this piece because it is vastly different from my usual controlled, neat, style. I am quite happy with the outcome and can’t wait to start on my next egg tempera painting.

"Face of David" -My fourth and final piece for this semester. By now I have greatly improved my handle of egg tempera as a medium. I loved this piece because it is vastly different from my usual controlled, neat, style. I am quite happy with the outcome and can’t wait to start on my next egg tempera painting.

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"Vader Pantocrator" -This would make my third painting during my tenure in Italy. I am quite happy with the results. The application of Silver leaf looks fantastic against the artificial color palette of the Sith Lord. 

"Vader Pantocrator" -This would make my third painting during my tenure in Italy. I am quite happy with the results. The application of Silver leaf looks fantastic against the artificial color palette of the Sith Lord. 

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My second historical copy. Giotto’s “Lamentation of Christ.” Starting to get a grasp of the technique here. First time applying gold leaf as well. Tricky stuff!

My second historical copy. Giotto’s “Lamentation of Christ.” Starting to get a grasp of the technique here. First time applying gold leaf as well. Tricky stuff!

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My first venture into the art of egg tempera painting. This is my historical copy of Masaccio’s “Expulsion From the Garden of Eden.” You can definitely tell this is my first piece. Not too happy with it but you have start somewhere.

My first venture into the art of egg tempera painting. This is my historical copy of Masaccio’s “Expulsion From the Garden of Eden.” You can definitely tell this is my first piece. Not too happy with it but you have start somewhere.

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First Steps

Hello world,

I plan to use this blog to archive my art works and show them to the public. I’m new to this whole Tumblr thing so bear with me. I’m studying Drawing and Painting at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. As of right now I am studying the art of tempera painting and hands on art history in Florence, Italy. I’m having the time of my life here and I hope to share my works I’ve done here soon. 

Caio!

WRH