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

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

Bridging…the gap?

Hi! I’m working on the last couple of things before Christmas…well, actually, before MY BABY COMES! Yay! As an aside, I’m due in less than 2 weeks, so it’s all happening pretty soon!! (We’re very excited.) I just finished painting … Continue reading

Trying something new

Hello! Long time! So, I just finished up a larger pencil portrait of a father and son, and I approached it differently than I usually do. I was taught in art class, many years ago, to work on an art … Continue reading

Portraits of myself seem to be a popular subject!

I just finished a drawing of my brother, sister and I for my mother. I’m finally sending it off later today! As I updated my People Portrait Gallery, I noticed just how many of my portraits feature myself. Ha ha. I’m … Continue reading

German Shepherd for Christmas

Hi there, I cannot believe how quickly the holidays are sneaking up and I am proud to say my portraits will be under some peoples’ trees! Here is a sneak peek of an adorable German Shepherd I’m working on: I … Continue reading

Family Cottage Portrait

Thought I would share the process of completing my most recent cottage portrait…this one was actually fairly complicated, as there were a lot of elements…different types of trees in a dense wooded area behind the structure, rock walls, reflective lake … Continue reading