Abra Johnson

Wax & Oil



Polo Rider #2


This image makes me think of a dark, cozy library, or a cigar lounge. Something you’d see at the polo club. I’m very excited with how this turned out. I like the masculinity of the painting. I’m not a fan of using green, but forced myself to take the plunge.

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Jumper 182

I painted from an actual photo on this one. I discovered Creative Commons on Flickr, basically photos licensed for adaptations such as paintings. It’s going to change my life as I am much better at painting from a photo rather than imagination. New doors have been opened!

I also see myself drifting more toward realism. Clearly this is definitely realism.

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