• Portrait of Michelle

    “Portrait of Michelle” 8″ x 10″ pastel painting Portrait of Michelle is another pastel painting in my Facebook friends series. Working on human portraits is the biggest challenge for me.…

  • Samantha pastel portrait

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Lucio – facebook friends

    5″ x 7″ unframed pastel portrait Another facebook friend portrait. People portraits have always been a challenge for me because I tend to focus on detail too much. I’m pleased…

  • dog portrait – commissioned SOLD

    8″ x 10″ commissioned dog portrait This was quite a challenge. Working in mostly grayscale was a bit tricky. I started off with blues for the lighter hues but this…

  • Facebook friends portraits

    Alicia as Frida 7″ x 5″ unframed pastel I’m a bit intimidated with portrait work. When I was a kid I wanted to be one of those artists I always…