Brian is a talented emerging artist with years of professional art experience. His figure drawings are full of character and emotion, which the vibrant color pastels can provide. His subject matter ranges from western to Renaissance, and he uses many different mediums, ranging from conte to oils. The one defining characteristic of his work, is the ability to capture the figure in a realistic, yet passionate way. He has been a “teaching artist” of pastel painting since 2004. Brian provides tutorials, classes and private lessons in Tucson, AZ, where he resides with his wife and children. Since adopting from Russia, Brian has found new themes in his work; the innocence of childhood and the unity and warmth of family.