I used to go crazy with colours with previous paintings and as much I'm enjoying doing this current collection, sometimes I miss the old me being colourful so I challenge myself to marry old style with my current style by incorporating the actual natural elements in the background with colours.

This is the second piece for my new collection 'Love Letter', entitled 'Ain't no more flowers'. More or less I worked on this piece with the same approach of the previous one. I worked on the eyes approx 4 hrs since this piece it had eyes open I wanted to achieve mystical look. I started with…

Lately, I was painting figures and I started combining natural elements in some body parts. However, I never had the courage to remove some of the portraits. In this artwork I wanted to challenge myself and get out from my comfort zone. While composing this piece I wanted to keep into consideration the negative spaces,…

Ink, wax pastels, watercolour, pencil colour on Fabriano artistico paper – 75x75cm This artwork is part of the series called 'Phantom Liberty'  

Chameleon Process and more. Trying a similar subject to my previous piece "Mantis" and "Tainted Love" but with different mediums to challenge my comfort zone. Here is the list of mediums I have used for this piece: Ink (Ecoline) Pencil colours (Faber Castell) white gel roll

Ink, wax pastels, watercolour, pencil colour on Fabriano artistico paper - 55x75cm

Ink, wax pastels, watercolour, pencil colour on Fabriano artistico paper 100x55cm   Check out the speed painting process below: http://alfiealpha.com/portfolio/phantom-liberty-ii/

I was experimenting on this piece by using different mediums. I used Neocolor II water-soluble wax pastels by Caran d'Ache, and they are amazing! They work very well with pencil colours too. It was a challenge for me to paint this artwork as I usually like to have the face of the subject exposed and…

First I apply watercolour as a base. Then I start to apply Polychromos pencil colours by Faber Castell. Along with the pencil colours I also use water-soluble wax pastels, Neocolor II, by Caran d'Ache. I find this product really good when I want the colour to be more opaque. I gradually apply once more the…