Oil paintings {yes, paintings!} by New York based artist Alyssa Monks – I am in complete awe, I am a little bit scared, and I am kinda in the mood for a bath… while wearing red lipstick. Hm, or perhaps a steamy shower instead:

Alyssa Monks: NY based oil painter I really love this oil painting because how realistic it appears to be. This piece shows great emphasis in the woman's face. This artist added emphasis by adding details to her face.

tone and color painting - Google Search

I found these images (explaining how to mix paints to achieve different skin tones) incredibly useful so I wanted to share them. They are from from “Painting the Head in Oil” by John Howard Sanden.

Shinichi Maruyama présente Water Sculptures et Kusho - Journal du Design

Shinichi Maruyama présente Water Sculptures et Kusho

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Saving for the albums over face: definitely gotta pull a 500 days of summer bc I'm super annoying lmao