Category Archives: ANIMALS

Yorkshire Terrier pastel painting SOLD

[singlepic id=472 w=400 float=center] 8″ x 8″ daily pastel painting, unframed SOLD Up ’til 2am this morning finishing this painting. I think I’m on a roll or just catching up. I never thought much of yorkies until I painted this little guy. Now I think they are one of the most adorable dogs.   [singlepic id=610 […]

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pygmy owl painting SOLD

8″ x 8″ pastel painting  SOLD Some days I procrastinate because I’m not sure what to paint. Today was one of those days and then I remembered the photos I have of owls. Some of you who are old enough might remember the popularity of owl paintings in the 1970’s. I thought of it when I […]

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surreal raven painting SOLD

“Trapped”  SOLD 12″ x 12″ acrylic painting  surface – stretched canvas, finished sides It doesn’t need to be labeled as a surreal piece. I’ve seen ravens about this size in Arizona and New Mexico. The room could be smaller than an average room. But it is surreal in that it has a dream like quality. I was stuck […]

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Tabby Cat – custom pet portrait SOLD

6 1/2″ x 9″ pastel painting SOLD – commissioned The commissions for pet portraits are coming in slow yet steady. I’m hoping for more!The reference photo for this painting was small and provided less detail than I would have wanted but I was able to work it out. The eyes were so dark that I used my […]

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dog portrait SOLD

Mars in goggles5″ x 7″ daily pastel paintingSOLD Meet Mars! Mars is a family dog who lives in Arizona with my son Ben and his wife Samantha. He’s a pure mutt. He’s so mixed I doubt that any one knows which breeds are in his family tree. He’s extremely sweet, tolerant and dumb and we […]

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Lucy the corgi SOLD

11″ x 13″ daily pastel painting SOLD This was a commissioned painting that was completed this week just in time for christmas. The buyer had it painted for his wife. I think it’s safe to post it today  ;-) It’s slightly blurry because it did not fit in my scanner and I was too lazy to use […]

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Seagull challenge SOLD

5″ x 5″ daily acrylic painting  surface – 1 1/2″ stretched canvas – painted sides and ready to hang SOLD Painted from a photo we chose for our art challenge at Shoot and Paint. And it was a challenge. I really needed to concentrate on the values for this painting. The photo has a blue […]

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Ladybug SOLD

5″ x 5″ daily acrylic painting  surface – 1 1/2″ stretched canvas – painted sides and ready to hangSOLD It’s snowing in Massachusetts and she’s painting ladybugs? I’m not sure why either except I’ve been wanting to paint insects and my eyes can only handle the cute ones for a long stretch of time. I […]

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Indy remembered SOLD

[singlepic id=596 w=320 h=240 float=center] 8″ x 6″ daily acrylic painting surface – hardboard panel SOLD I was looking through some old photos and found a picture of Indy. He was my daughters dog and a best friend to our dog Seamus. I can’t tell you what breed he was but he was huge, slightly […]

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Rosie – commissioned dog portrait SOLD

5″ x 7″ commissioned pastel painting SOLD  A dog portrait which my son Ben commissioned for his friend who’s dog died recently. I had a fairly bad reference photo to work from but it turned out to look like Rosie anyway. It’s not as detailed as some of my dogs mostly because of the photo. The most troublesome spot was […]

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