This is a pastel portrait that I painted of my neighbors mother, Annie. I took the reference photo on Annie’s 94th birthday, when I brought her flowers to celebrate. This is pastel on pastel mat paper. I gave this to my neighbor as a gift … Continue readingFlowers for Annie
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
This is a painting of my niece’s Basset Hound, Gracie. Gracie loves her, and you can see it in Gracie’s eyes, the way she looks at her.
This painting is of a beautiful Sunset I saw in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, while on Safari. We were driving back to camp, passing by elephants, lions and giraffes watching the sun just peeping out of the clouds, and throwing a beautiful glow … Continue readingSerengeti Sunset
“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
“Evening Stroll” A pastel painting of two people strolling down an small alley in Cadiz, Spain. Reference from a photo I took one evening while visiting Cadiz. The pink lights in the background lit up a whole section of shopping and dining, and the green … Continue readingEvening Stroll
This was from a photo I took while kayaking with friends on Rices Creek in NC. It was a beautiful, peaceful day, and I watched as two friends glided quietly around the corner. This picture is framed with AR non reflective glass, and is for … Continue readingMy pastel painting “Kayaking on Rices Creek” was chosen to be in the Wilmington “Busines to Business” Journal for 2022!
This is my latest commission, a painting of Rumble and Finn. This was a birthday gift for Rumble and Finn’s owner. It is a 17″ x 21″ painting, on Canson paper with a pan pastel underpainting, and soft pastels. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or … Continue readingRumble and finn
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