Tag Archives: pastel portraits

Commissioned pastel painting of Emma

I just finished this 8″ x 10″ portrait of Emma, a golden labrador. As with any painting it had it’s challenges. The biggest was trying to keep it loose enough and yet have enough detail to recognize her. The other challenge was the colors. There were so many variations of white and yellow. Too deep […]

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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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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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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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