Sisters

I haven’t shown progression on a piece in a while, so I thought I would share it with this small portrait – a drawing of two sisters. Each portrait allows for more learning and honing of my process. Just when I … Continue reading

Go big or go home

In the fall of 2015, I took on a couple of larger portrait commissions, which coincidentally came at the same time. One was a painting of a grandmother with her four grandkids – a 70th birthday gift. We initially agreed … Continue reading

Leeloo, through the looking glass

Hello! Back in the summer, an old friend contacted me to inquire about having her cat painted. She had several photos she was looking at, but really loved this one: I believe I mentioned in my last post, this photo is … Continue reading

Can I use a crummy photo?

In short, yes! I have had a few commissions as of late, that have been drawn from, well, terrible photos. When a loved one has passed, sometimes all we have left is a couple of grainy snapshots. Or if the … Continue reading