Expressive Watercolor Portraits

Portrait 1 by Maria Checchia

Maria Checchia’s illustrations have interesting color combinations and diverse brushstroke techniques. Some of her portraits look like she used pens and thin markers, but it was all done with watercolor.

Expressive portrait 2 by Maria Checchia
A mural by Maria Checchia
Top: A spray painted mural by Maria Checchia.
Expressive portrait 3 by Maria Checchia Maria Checchia working on a portrait
Artwork and photos © Maria Checchia 

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December 23, 2012 Art Color Painting Portraits