Figures by Kristina Laurendi Havens

reclining nude woman painting

People sometimes ask me how to get "flesh color." My answer varies based on whether I want to enlighten them, get into a discussion, or move on to something else. So...unless you are talking about pantyhose, I think that there is no such thing as flesh color. If you don't believe me, check out figure paintings by Kristina Laurendi Havens.

woman portrait in pastel

I don't remember how I came across Kristina's work - I think she was featured on blog. Speaking of Etsy, Kristina is having a 30% sale at her Etsy shop, check it out:

She also keeps a very interesting blog:, has a website:, facebook page, and twitter account. Oh, and her flickr stream is full of beautiful art! Enjoy!