La Mia Gioia (My Joy)

The following is a visual recording of the process used to create this egg tempera portrait of my daughter, Kerri-La Mia Gioia.

The portrait was painted using the traditional 14th Century painting methods described in the book “Il Libro dell‚ Arte” by Cennino Cennini.

Becca (Sundial)

This sequence follows the development of Becca (Sundial), 2006, from its concept through to its finished state.

This tutorial, which also utilizes Cennini’s techniques for developing flesh tones on a green underpainting, was originally published in the July/August 2006 issue of American Artist Magazine.