Category Archives: portraits

Boxer acrylic painting

   I’m finally painting again! This is a commissioned acrylic painting of Cassius. He’s my first boxer. I had some challenges along the way. The photo we decided to use was of Cassius covered in snow so I had to do some Photoshop magic to remove it so that I would have a good reference […]

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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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Kyleigh facebook friends paintings

Kyleigh 8″ x 9″ pastel painting NFS I’ve returned to painting portraits. My grandson inspired me in the previous post. This time I thought I’d start adding to my facebook friends paintings collection. This is Kyleigh who, although not related to us genetically, is part of our family. I grabbed her Instagram photo to use a reference for […]

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Takeyce’s dog – facebook friends SOLD

[singlepic id=1559 w=420 float=center] 5″ x 7″ unframed pastel portrait SOLD For today’s facebook friends portrait I decided to paint a friend’s dog. Takeyce Walter painted a self portrait recently and it’s a wonderful painting. While searching through her images I came across her dog who I had to paint! So I think this series […]

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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

[singlepic id=819 w=300 float=center] 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 […]

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