Portrait reveal

Meredith, Olivia and Emile. Aren’t they lovely? I’m really excited about how this portrait came out. I think their affection is apparent, as well as their likeness. The collector loved the painting from the photos I sent, but I’m waiting anxiously to hear how it was received in person (I do that every time I ship a painting!). …

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Portrait for Emily

Here’s a recent portrait I painted for a collector of their three lovely children. I love how it came out, and more importantly, I’ve heard that they love it. Thank you David and Emily for being Collectors!

Christmas Portrait time; Mom and daughter portrait in progress

Hi! I’ve been posting a fair number of landscape paintings lately, but I’m still an American portrait artist. Painting in progress I’m in the mid-phase of this large mom and daughter portrait painting. The expressions are worked out, and now comes the finesse, the paint marks, the decisions about how to support the relationship with …

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Portrait, revealed.

Here is the portrait of Julia and Emily. Such a lovely family! This family has purchased several portraits over the last several years, and I feel like I know (and appreciate) them. This mom and daughter are in the same spot on the beach that I painted the mom with her son on when he …

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Pallet knife roses

This little painting was my class demo painting. What do you think? 5×7″, oil on linen panel. Available.   You may also be interested in these paintings with heavy use of pallet knife an painterly brushwork.