New Painting: Libertine Axon

"Libertine Axon" 16x16 inches, oil on panel. (Sold) Click to view in full. This is on view at The Gathering Place at both their locations starting Friday and going through the winter.

New Painting: Maria and Her Beasts

I was asked to do a portrait of my friend's daughter and their two cats, one of whom, was nicknamed "baby horse" because he was so huge! Well, Wally died of old age shortly after I took photos of him for this painting, so I'm glad we got the ball rolling in-time to have this… Continue reading New Painting: Maria and Her Beasts

New Painting: Snow Dove

A little 5x7" painting I did using the left over globs of paint from a larger commission I've been working on. I've had a bad habit since an instructor at Art Center College of Design told me to always squeeze out more than I need. Well, that gets expensive with oil paint, and wasteful in… Continue reading New Painting: Snow Dove

Process of a Double Portrait

Lately, I've been doing commissions with symbolism that had to be hinted at, but not in a heavy way. I've been working on this double portrait for a couple celebrating their ten year anniversary -- and it was a surprise for the husband! It's so difficult trying to guess about a person through secretly snapped photos,… Continue reading Process of a Double Portrait