Thursday, September 9, 2010

Bai Man - NFS

"Bai Man", 7" x 9", Oil on Museum Board
Yunnan Province in Western China has many ethnic minorities.  In 2009 my friends Barry Raybould and Timothy Tien and I visited a Bai community on the eastern side of Lake Erhai.  Our driver helped us find a family who allowed us to come into their courtyard and set up one of the older members as a model.  I came away with photos of the family members and this painting was done from one of them.


  1. You caught a lovely humanity in his expression, love your juicy brushwork!

  2. Wonderful portrait. Great brushstrokes.

  3. Thank you! These older men in their traditional Mao jackets and caps truly seemed to be of the most gentle sort.