This is a painting of my cat, Merlin, who unfortunately unexpectedly left us 2 years ago. Merlin was adopted from a pet rescue agency in New York. He was a big cat, weighed almost 20 lbs, and was not fat, just big. He was a … Continue readingMerlin


New commission piece, “Mickey”. This is Pastel, 18″ by 13″, on canson Paper. Please contact me at if you have questions or would like a pet portrait or to purchase one of my paintings, thank you. Please check out and like my facebook page, … Continue readingMICKEY


I am taking an online course with Alain Picard. It is helping me be more painterly with my work, and I am enjoying learning so much from the course. The course consists of monthly lessons, with the themes being landscapes, still lifes and portraits, one … Continue readingPortraits


This is my latest commission: Molly, a Maltipoo, who recently passed away. This was a gift to her owners. This is pastel on Canson paper, 11″ x 14″


“Sharing” Pastel on 11″ x 14″ Jack Richeson Premium Pastel Surface Gator Foam board. This is the first time I have used this, I really like it, it takes a lot of pastel (there are a lot of greens in the lily pads) This picture … Continue readingSharing