I am taking an online course with Alain Picard. It is helping me be more painterly with my work, and I am enjoying learning so much from the course. The course consists of monthly lessons, with the themes being landscapes, still lifes and portraits, one each month, 4 times a year. Here are some of the portraits I did the first month of portraits. I do not usually do portraits, as capturing a persons likeness can be difficult. I am hoping to do better each month we work on portraits.