Contemporary Painter Henry Asencio is a master of painting the female form. Asencio is "naturally drawn to paint the human figure for its timeless sensitivity." Asencio's works blends the classical ideas of figurative painting with a unique contemporary style that is reminiscent of the impressionists. Henry Asencio works with either live models or photographs, seeking to portray his female figures as strong and contemplative. Asencio paints in a very aggressive and loose style, often painting with a palette knife. Henry Asencio paints from his studio in San Jose, California, inspired by women, life, experience and nature.