Light through the Window, oil painting in progress, Minnesota and South Dakota portrait artists

Space ● SOLD

This painting is very close to done, but still in progress. It’s the time between when a painting seems almost done and when it’s actually done that often takes the most time, for me.

After just finishing a big portrait painting last week (which came out really well, but I forgot to take a photo before handing it off), I wanted to do a painting of my son that is sort of an anti-portrait. He’s reading Calvin and Hobbes while the puppy looks out the window. I’m really happy with how this painting is coming out – with the design and color-shapes; but there are some little things I really want to finesse.

Contact me about a portrait or (anti-portrait).


Portrait artist paints man in hat in “The Hat,” South Dakota Art Museum Store Representation!

“The Hat”
11×14″ oil on canvas

I am now represented by the South Dakota Museum Store in Brookings, SD. Thank you Pam! If you’re local you can drop in and see 4 of my small framed figurative paintings.

And… the print winners this month are Dodie C. and Lisa O. Congratulations! Email me with your shipping info and I’ll pop your prints in the mail. If you’re local, you’re welcome to stop by and pick your print up if you prefer.

Portrait artist paints a young woman

Last night I went to the life drawing group. I painted the model there for 2 hours, and then finished the painting at home this morning – which usually is a very bad idea but worked well, i think, this time.

Gaze / 10×8 inches / oil on gessoboard

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