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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A Well Pressed Shirt, portrait of working man

I am feeling very inspired to paint more of this sort of portrait – of people doing their thing. If you’re a local business owner, and it would be OK for me to come out and take pictures (or paint on site) of you or your staff cooking, tending the till, feeding cows, constructing a …

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portrait artist paints Final painting (NFS)

Space ● SOLD

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.