It begins with finding the lines....the straight of the back or the curve of the hip. It's an endless exploration and discovery- every model, every body is different and unique. I prefer to keep it quite loose and find some sort of emotion through the movement of the medium. Oils blend with ease, oil sticks glide across the canvas leaving beautiful chunks of paint behind. Charcoal erases over and over and leaves slight remnants. Figurative work is captivating and eluding at the same time.