Tag: portrait

  • The man on the street

    My favorite thing to paint is the human face. I spend a lot of time painting landscapes and flowers, but I always come back to portraits. Wherever I go, I see people and wish I could stop right there and take their picture, or pull out a drawing pad; “Don’t move!” and then sketch out…

  • Megan – the culinarian

    I’ve been working on painting Megan since I saw her last month. It’s very nice to paint a pretty girl with a flower, but in this case I felt it was really important to show in the painting what her passion is. She’s started on a career in the culinary arts and before I saw…

  • Beloved son

    Another challenging commission, this handsome young man; reference was a photo of a photo. The commission was bittersweet, as this young man who was bursting with health and vigor is now deceased. Hopefully, this painting gave the family a sweet memory of him

  • Elmo – The Good Point

    A few years ago, my coworker asked me to paint his dog. He brought me a lot of photos, but there was not one that I felt I could use as a reference. This month, I tried again. Good dog, you made a good point.