Having a joyous thrill painting at moment I can feel my creative juices peculating. The juice seems to match the viscosity of oil paint on my palette. In my old university days, we were encouraged to focus on the feeling of the subject and then practice the technical issues to help convey the message and meaning. So with that in mind I can’t help enjoy the joy of practice with a brush in my hand. Here’s some paintings of faces that have me in raptures.