This is a pastel painting taken from a reference photo of the kitchen at Fort Clinch on Amelia Island, FL. The kitchen was set up as it would have been when the fort was active in the 1800’s. There were many items on the shelves, … Continue readingWaiting for the Cook
I am starting to work on painting portraits and figures of people. Its harder since getting photos of peoples faces in the right lighting (and then their permission) isn’t as easy as getting photos of pets. I took these photos of a neighbors granddaughter on … Continue readingCharlotte’s Smile
“Waiting for the Sun”. Pastel painting on Uart paper. This is the final version of this painting, I made a few changes to it. This was a cool winter morning at the beach in Florida, the chairs were partially set up, waiting for the warmer … Continue readingWaiting for the Sun
Painting of a stream and marsh in Eastern North Carolina on a Sunny Day. It was a very peaceful, calm scene, with the sun shining, and the trees and grasses reflecting in the water, and I tried to capture that feeling in this painting.
This young girl is celebrating her Quinceanera, and having her pictures taken at the stairs to the lawn at the Biltmore estate. She was beautiful in her dress as she swept down the stairs, and then posed at the bottom of the stairs. I was … Continue readingQuinceañera
Figure painting from the November online course. We had a choice of three pictures to use, I chose this one because I liked the story I saw in it. It took a lot of measuring to get the proportions and skin tones correct. This is … Continue reading“Oh, thats cold”
This is my latest commission work. This was done as a gift from Dad to his daughter. He had a picture of Benson sitting, and a picture of Benson standing in the woods, and wanted Benson them combined, with Benson sitting in the woods. This … Continue readingBenson