Multiple Pet Portrait

My Take on a Portrait with More Than One Subject I talked earlier about portraits and how I LOVE them. From Wikipedia: A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. Couldn't this apply to any subject? I'm going to say … Continue reading Multiple Pet Portrait

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What is the Definition of a Portrait?

Flower Portraits? Why Yes, I Do That Too...If you're familiar with my work, you would know that I like to paint and draw animals, people, flowers...so as I was writing this post about portraits and what I like to focus on, I realized that what I'm really painting is portraits. Portraits of people, animals and … Continue reading What is the Definition of a Portrait?

An Old Portrait and an Older Portrait

Oops! I totally forgot that I meant to post a charcoal portrait of my daughter in the last post! That was a major reason I did a non-art post, but I guess that's what happens when you have someone like me, posting about who-knows-what. I try to stay on topic of art, but sometimes, I gotta … Continue reading An Old Portrait and an Older Portrait

"Painting" a Himalayan Cat

I recently painted a Himilayan cat who passed away unexpectedly. He was definitely the king of the house as can be seen by the photograph below.The owner is a dear friend of mine and a photographer. I chose this photograph, even though it looks a little dark and doesn't show his eyes as well as … Continue reading "Painting" a Himalayan Cat

Tuesday’s Portrait

Tina II, charcoal, 12 x 14 inchesJust in case you were wondering, last week's class was canceled. Sorry about that - I guess I could have said something, but I was in a funk. This week's model was Tina, which I was happy to hear that someone recognized to be the same model as one … Continue reading Tuesday’s Portrait

Two Boys – Finished

I finished and framed the pastel painting above. It's never recommended to take a photograph of your work when it's already framed, but I forgot I didn't have the updated image. During my long shift at the gallery yesterday, I took quite a few photographs of the building, and some pieces of mine that are … Continue reading Two Boys – Finished

Portrait

Leah and Ian, charcoal 11x14- WIP!I've taken a longer break than planned, so I apologize for that. Somehow, December came in, I blinked, and it's gone. I didn't even post a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, Happy New Year to everyone! So...yeah, what I just said. Now that all of the holidays are over, we get … Continue reading Portrait