Portrait Framing

Yesterday I met a new collector at the frame shop. She, the framer and I all looked at framing options together. It was a great experience. In the past, either I frame a painting myself, or the collector frames it. I’ve never met at a framing shop before. Over the last several years I’ve found a couple …

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Portrait of a man working. Minnesota and South Dakota portrait paintings.

Hello art enthusiasts, here is the completed painting of our lovely local dry cleaner (detail below). I’ve been breaking one of the cardinal rules of blogging – taking a long break from posting. Thanks for hanging in there with me! I’ve been refueling the creative juices. Do you do that as well? Since my last …

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Light Through the Window. Minnesota and South Dakota portrait paintings.

Light trough the Window | 16×20 in |oil on canvas | (nfs) Portrait Commission Info Were there any good pranks in your life yesterday? My son got me with his first really effective April fools prank. He’s 7, so in the past they’ve been cute and sweet, but this one really got me good. Heath’s in …

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portrait artist paints Final painting (NFS)

Here is the final image of  “Light through the Window”, 16×20, oil. This was my attempt to show my son as I see him so often, reading his favorite book (Calvin and Hobbes) and hanging out next to our puppy. The light was shining in through the window… Learn more about portraits here.