Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait

This kid may have the biggest set of eyelashes I've ever seen. This portrait is also from a photo--one with a nice, strong contrast between dark and light, which is my ideal.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait

I usually don't like to work from photos of big smiles, since it's hard to make them look natural in a painting. But this one worked out OK.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait

Sometimes I don't manage to get a very good photo before I send people on their way with their portraits. Anyway, I think I have finally painted every member of this beautiful family!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait

Isn't this little girl just about the cutest thing you ever did see? People sometimes ask me what makes some people easier to paint than others. There are a few generalities I can name, but mostly I know it when I see it. And she's got it!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait


And now the family portraits are complete!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait


It’s taken me far too long to put this beautiful woman’s portrait up. I posted her adorable kids a while ago!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Half-Hour Portrait


I’ve been having some issues lately when exporting photos; my computer has all of a sudden decided that if I want to export a cropped photo, it doesn’t need to bother making it high quality. I think I’ve figured out a way to fool it, though. Not exactly a scientific process here, but if it works, it works.