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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Well Pressed Shirt, in progress, 16×20 inches. South Dakota portrait paintings.

This is the owner of the dry cleaning business in Brookings, SD. My son and I wnt in to pick up my husband’s suit, and when I saw him using this steaming press I was completely enthralled and asked if I could take source photos for painting. What do you think? I’m going to live …

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Kite Mountain 2 – painting of mom and son snuggling by portrait artist

“Kite 2” / 6×6 in / oil on linen unframed / see all available figurative paintings This mom and boy were in their own private world watching kites together at Kite Mountain in Seattle, Washington this summer. I just love these public snuggles… Mom loving painting #24 – there are only 6 more Mom Loving …

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horse paintings by portrait artist

“Riding Out” / 6×6 in / oil on linen / gallery of available figurative paintings This pony, and the horse from yesterday, were both rescued animals from neglectful situations. They were so sweet and gentle. The pony gave lots of children rides around this Eastern Washington apple and peach orchard. This one I finished alla …

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Portrait artist paints a mom and baby in “Bath”

Bath / 8×6 in / oil painting on canvas / see all available figurative paintings This is a painting of the first bath this mom and baby had together. They are already in love, and just met. Can you see the love? This is one of 4 of my paintings which were selected to show …

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