Seductive, lustful and mysterious women are the subjects of the latest Jocelyn Hobbie paintings. Based in Brooklyn, New York, the artist creates brilliantly patterned polychromatic portraits of females. Raging from middle-aged femme fatales to young girls dreaming of their first love, the women in the paintings are incredibly alluring and captivating. The imaginary characters all have a story to tell, and seem to be captured in a moment of deep thought.

The color and detail in the Jocelyn Hobbie paintings is incredible, from the beautifully decorated autumn leaves to the gorgeous twilight sky behind two girls sharing a cigarette on the hillside. The women all share a smoky eye, which gives them that intriguing and bewitching look. These strong female portraits are a testament to the powerful bond between females, and each individual's own strengths.