Category Archives: PEOPLE

Samantha pastel portrait

[singlepic id=1960 w=400 float=center] Samantha 6.50″ x 10″ pastel painting Another facebook friends portrait. Samantha is not only a facebook friend, she’s my daughter-in-law. How many people look so good eating?! When I first saw this photo I knew I had to paint it. I love the pink blush on her chest. Her skin in […]

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portrait of a child and a dog

8″ x 8″ pastel painting It was a week of portrait work. Meet my grandson Coen. There were so many photos to choose from and this is one of my favorites. I just love his expression. The reference photo was small and a bit fuzzy so I needed to work out some of the details by drawing from experience. […]

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contemplation semi-nude oil

[singlepic id=1850 w=500 h= float=center] “Contemplation” semi-nude  10″ x 10″ oil painting / painted on a cradled board A good friend brought me a dozen or more cradled wood panels. The oil paints will be out for a while. I still plan on working on pastels also. Stay tuned for another instructional video which should […]

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seated nude daily painting

10 1/2″ by 9 1/2″ daily pastel painting, unframed It feels so good to be painting again! The original has a bit more contrast but this image represents it closely. The background was painted with my new pan pastels. It was applied with a small foam pad. Kind of like applying eye shadow – the […]

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Stephanie – facebook portrait #5

[singlepic id=843 w=350 float=center] 5″ x 7″ unframed pastel The fifth painting in my facebook friend series. I just love the retro look! I opted for the gray scale with the red because it makes it pop. To view the original photo click here. $100 including shipping and handing in the US. Please email me for international rates. […]

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Sarah – facebook portrait #4 SOLD

[singlepic id=840 w=300 float=center] 7″ x 5″  pastel SOLD The fourth painting in my facebook friends series. This one is of Sarah Bowie.  Sarah has the largest collection of art that I know of including a few of my paintings. On her facebook profile she identifies herself as an  Art Ambassadress and aptly so! If […]

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Missa – facebook portrait #2

    7″ x 5″  pastel The second painting in my facebook friends series. Thus one is of my daughter Melissa. She’s never been too thrilled about me painting her portrait but I really think she’ll like this one! The big challenge in painting people’s profile pics is that some of them have terrible resolution […]

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Dawn – acrylic female nude SOLD

“Dawn” 10″ x 10″ daily acrylic painting  SOLD Finally, a new painting! I worked out a sketch for this nude painting months ago. I started working on it a few days ago and the approach was slow. If I take too much time off from work I tend to feel that I’ve somehow forgotten how to […]

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censored nude

14 1/2″ by 19″ pastel painting, unframed painted on Canson Mi-Teintes paper     I have a blog for my larger works and am moving those paintings here. It seems a bit redundant. I painted this a few years back in response to censorship in the art world, particularly on the internet. If I painted it […]

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