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Artistry by Lisa Marie – Now on Twitter

You already know you can follow me on Facebook at Artistry by Lisa Marie Facebook But now you can also get some great updates on Twitter at Artistry by Lisa Marie Twitter!  Check out my latest tweets to enjoy quick updates, random thoughts (for example “do pencils and erasers have a love-hate relationship?”), sneak peek photos, […]

Arcimboldo – Autumn Portrait

Driving home the other day, I saw a local farmer lining up pumpkins and gourds near the road for passersby. My immediate thought was of Giuseppe Arcimboldo – an Italian artist who had a very unique style. All of the portraits he painted were created with objects such as fruits and vegetables. From afar, the portraits […]

Miss Teen Rochester – Judge

Miss Teen Rochester – Judge

Beauty comes in many forms. As a portrait artist, reflecting on the inner and outer beauty of a person is part of my daily business. That’s why I am so excited to be a judge for the Miss Teen Rochester Pageant this Friday and Saturday! The contestants are judged by their CHARACTER (that’s right, no […]

"Better Half" Portrait at the Image Art Show – 2013

The Image Art Show looks fantastic (part of the Image Out LGBT Festival)! Remember, the show runs through October 26 at the Visual Studies Workshop, 31 Prince Street. There are some amazing works of  art on display! Come see the “Better Half” pencil portrait up close and personal

From Order Form to Final Portrait

From Order Form to Final Portrait

Here’s a quick video showing the evolution of a drawing – starting with the Order Form and ending with the final drawing. The video shows the whole process in less than a minute. But this particular project took over a month to complete.  The customer loved the end result and gave the portrait to her […]

"Better Half" showing at Image Art Show

"Better Half" showing at Image Art Show

Need something to do this weekend? Come see “Better Half” at the Image Art Show! This show is part of  the Image Out LGBT Festival (check out their website for all the festival details) The exhibition will be on-view at Visual Studies Workshop’s Bookstore Gallery from Friday, October 4 through Saturday, October 26, 2013. The […]

Place Christmas Orders TODAY

Place Christmas Orders TODAY

This may seem a bit ahead of schedule…..but orders for the Holidays are rolling in and I am already booked through November! If you would like to order a portrait for a loved one, please contact me today! Remember, the average portraits takes about 4 weeks to complete and they are first come first serve. […]

Morgan Manning Fine Art Show

Morgan Manning Fine Art Show

Looking for something to do this weekend? Stop by the Morgan Manning House for a Fine Art Show and Sale! Starting Friday, September 27 from 7-10:00 – there will be a meet and greet with wine and sweets (mmmmmm sweets…) and Saturday, September 28, 10AM – 2:00PM I’ll be contributing a few drawings for the […]

Pet Portrait – Baxter

Pet Portrait – Baxter

“Baxter” was created for a fine art show coming up this month. With those soft shiny eyes and attentive ears, he was great fun to draw. To see more furry companions and pet portraits, visit the Pet Gallery Currently I am booked through November. if you would like to have an order by the end […]

Portrait Orders – Booked Through October/November

Portrait Orders – Booked Through October/November

The Holiday season is only 3 months away and orders are already building up. Currently I am booked through October and November. if you would like to have an order by the end of December, contact me today! The perfect present for pet lovers, newlyweds, young parents, beloved grandparents, fine art lovers, anyone with an […]