Kirk Douglas

I painted this digital portrait of one of my favorite actors from Hollywood’s golden era, Kirk Douglas (as Vincent Van Gogh in the film, “Lust For Life”).
This is my attempt to paint In the style of the artist he portrayed.

Kirk Douglas, Digital Portrait

“The biggest spur to my interest in art came when I played van Gogh in the biographical film Lust For Life. The role affected me deeply. I was haunted by this talented genius who took his own life, thinking he was a failure.”

– Kirk Douglas

Painting Process in Stages

Biography on Wikipedia

Frida Kahlo

This digital portrait of Frida Kahlo was done as a gift for my daughter-in-law. Made with Adobe’s Illustrator Draw mobile app for iPad.

Frida Kahlo digital portrait
Animation showing illustration layers

Time-lapse video