Frank Paints Dudes connects with men in nontraditional ways to create traditional paintings using ink and paint. Through live painting sessions, Frank gains insight into the subject, creating a short vignette of the human in that moment, through conversation and casual interview. His signature watercolor Figure Studies are quick paintings, done entirely within 20 minutes.

Originally from Texas, Idaho, and Montana, Frank attended Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Illustration. In addition to working as freelance illustrator, he has contributed to projects at Marvel Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, and Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic. He currently lives in Portland, OR.

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