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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 […]


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 […]


Finn – pet portrait contest winner

  Finn 5″x 7″ pastel painting   This a portrait of Finn! Finn’s owner Christine K. won the recent pet portrait contest. I received great photos from Christine which made this a pleasure to paint. This was my first German Shepherd. Painting fur and hair is always a bit tricky. I always struggle with it at the beginning until […]