The intention of these two small pieces was to be quick and loose. I tend to be overly detailed with even small pieces like these and they usually turn out to be tight, lifeless images. Well for these guys, I wanted to complete them in one 3 hour sessions and not to be worried too much about the smaller stuff. It worked with the brussel sprouts but to be honest, the asparagus took two sessions.
In my current art practice, I am exploring the subtitles of oil paints, particularly within the the realm of portraiture.
My focus is on the human face because that's what we all see everyday. It's there ripe for the picking.