Here's another portaitist, at least for the time being. These are just three of an apparent series of several dozen at least. See the rest, and other older work on his flickr site http://www.flickr.com/photos/garciasaa/
I really love the brushwork here.
"Valentín" 46x46cm 2008
"Christopher" 46x46cm 2007
"Javi II" 100x100cm