Recent painting

For me, a painting should be readily distinguishable from a photograph.  I don’t think I have posted this painting, but it is among my favorites.  It is of my son, Mike, who is among my favorite subjects.  It is what I would characterize as a sketch – took maybe an hour and a half.  It is fast and loose but captures the subject. It is a painting.  Wish I could paint this way all the time, but most of the subjects, or the commissioning agents, want something a bit more detailed. Ah, well.


About Kevin Stevens

Kevin Stevens is a native Californian, born and raised in San Diego. He attended UCLA as an undergraduate, studying fine arts, with a particular emphasis on life drawing. Kevin later earned a law degree and practiced law in San Diego, but continued drawing and painting. Kevin’s portfolio includes a broad range of subjects from both the public and private sectors, including corporate leaders, political figures, athletes, entertainers, organization founders, friends and family.
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