Sylvester McCoy, the Seventh Doctor. I have an affection for each of the incarnations of the Doctor (from Doctor Who) but McCoy was the first one whom I followed that transition, searching for magazines from England with updates on the show. No internet, so it was a lot of word of mouth.
Plein Air with the Central Ohio Plein Air Society. The field house at the Bryn Du Mansion in Granville, Ohio.
For this Houdini portrait, I used ultramarine/burnt umber at different mixes and dilutions. For the eyes I mixed a purple, then topped it off with a burnt orange background, to make the face pop a bit.