Pet Portrait – "Sweet Dreams"

Sometimes I enjoy the challenge of drawing a quick rough sketch without using my eraser. That means every line and smudge stays on paper. While the final image seems a little more rough, it’s a fantastic sneak peek of all the extra gestures that an artist uses when creating a drawing. “Sweet Dreams” captures that […]

Pet Portrait -Sneak Peek

Here’s a quick peek at the next pet portrait! Stay check back Thursday to see the final drawing!

Pet Portrait – "Goldie"

Golden retrievers are known for their warm and loving temperament. this breed has a keen intelligence that makes them marvelous guide dogs for the blind, hearing dogs  for the deaf, hunting dogs, detection dogs, and search and rescue participants. Their friendly and gentle temperament, however, means they are not well-suited as guard dogs. In this drawing, Goldie is […]

Pet Portrait – Sneak Peek

Here’s a quick peek at the latest pet portrait. Check back later this week to see the final drawing!

New Fine Art Prints!

There are some brand new pet portraits I put up on Fine Art America! I love being able to offer prints of these drawings. It’s the best way to provide a variety of sizes for a drawing and they ship out so fast (which is very helpful during the holiday season). Order a print of […]

Family Portrait – Little Angel

In Remembrance of Jeremiah – some little angels leave us too soon —————————————————————————————– Little Angel by Artistry by Lisa Marie is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at

Happy Thanksgiving

O God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me to remember the jobless; When I have a home, help me to remember those who have no home at all; When I am without pain, help me to remember those who suffer, And remembering, help me to […]

Family Portrait – Sneak Peek

Here’s a sneak peek at the latest family portrait. This is a family of four with a bitter-sweet story. Come back next week for the finished portrait. —————————————————————————————- Order a portrait of your own loved ones by completing an ORDER FORM Family Gallery        Pet Gallery        Children Gallery     […]

Famous Art Heists

For those of you who follow Art News, you may have read about the Romanian prosecutors, seeking 18-year sentences for the two men who stole paintings by Picasso, Monet and Matisse, from a Dutch museum in a nighttime raid. You can read more about the trial HERE. But they are definitely not the first to […]

New Look – Same Great Portraits

You may have noticed, my site has a new look! I hope you take some time to peruse the menus, meander through the portrait galleries, and enjoy the chic modern home page. Don’t worry, your favorites are still here: The Portrait Galleries are still well-illustrated for your viewing pleasure The Portrait Order Form is still […]