Boston Winthrop building and pet portrait giveaway

I spent a couple of days in Boston this month and was mesmerized with the architecture. The painting below is of  the Winthrop Building on 50 State Street, Boston. I found out that it was built in 1893 and it’s the first steel frame skyscraper in Boston. (Clarence Blackall, architect)

I’m using acrylic paints and it’s larger than my usual work. It’s been more of a challenge than I thought it would be. Painting straight lines can be tricky and I can only accomplish it by avoiding my second coffee of the day!
I thought you might enjoy seeing the progress.

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In other news I’m having my annual Pet Portrait Giveaway!

Please follow this link to enter for a chance to win a free painting of your favorite pet.

The contest lasts for 1 week. Good luck!
NOTE: I understand that some people feel uncomfortable using a form. If you do just send me an email and I’ll enter you.

pet portrait giveaway