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Why Order a Pencil Portrait?

Why Order a Pencil Portrait?

Someone asked me the other day, “What’s the point behind those drawings?” That was an excellent question! Answer: Memories          Art Appreciation                  Sharing                 Self Improvement Happiness         Traditional Technique        Decorating […]

Why Order a Pencil Portrait?

Why Order a Pencil Portrait?

Someone asked me the other day, “What’s the point behind those drawings?” That was an excellent question! Answer: Memories          Art Appreciation                  Sharing                 Self Improvement Happiness         Traditional Technique        Decorating […]

Wedding Portrait – "Better Half" available in print

Wedding Portrait – "Better Half" available in print

“Better Half” is now available as a print! To suit the discerning eye, but limited budget, you may now order this image in a variety of sizes and on numerous surfaces (paper, canvas, metal, framed, etc.) – starting at $17. Or, if you prefer your fine art ‘au naturel’ you may order the original! To […]

Family Portrait – Rob the Zombie

Family Portrait – Rob the Zombie

OK – this is not my typical portrait style. It was a special request. A wife wanted a portrait of her husband, Rob, who is a huge fan of the zombie show “Walking Dead.” She wanted a combination of a fine portrait – drawn realistically so that her husband would be recognizable – and a zombie […]

Pencil Portrait  – "Better Half"

Pencil Portrait – "Better Half"

Here is a pencil drawing that I created for the ImageOut Art Show – hopefully the jurors will accept it! They have called for entries that respond to the issues surrounding marriage equality. The show, entitled “I do!?” aims to represent the diversity and weight behind the word “marriage” addressing multiple points of view. In […]

"Fourth of July" by Grandma Moses

"Fourth of July" by Grandma Moses

This painting, “The Fourth of July,” was created by the wonderful American folk artist called Grandma Moses (real name: Anna Mary Robertson Moses). Born  in 1860 in upstate NY, she lived with her husband on a farm in Virginia, and gave birth to 10 children. She began painting in the late 1930’s (do the math)! […]

A Portrait Talk with Donna Boyle Photography

Portraiture is alive and well! Some love the original work of a drawing while others adore having their fleeting moments captured by a master photographer. One such local photographer, who excels at her craft, is Donna Boyle (owner of Donna Boyle Photography). The other day I trapped her with chocolate and asked her a few […]

Pencil Portrait Sneak Peek

Here’s a quick sneak peek of what’s on the drawing board right now! It’s all in the eyes 🙂 Here are some fantastic eyes from art history and Hollywood. Can you figure  out who they belong to?

Brand New: Drawing Prints!

Brand New: Drawing Prints!

Now you can have a print with all the detail of the original that wont fade away and wont break your budget! I created a page at Fine Art America so you can review available images, print sizes, matting, framing…the list goes on! Also, they offer a money back guarantee (yay great customer service!) To […]

Colored Pencil Portrait – "Match Point"

Colored Pencil Portrait – "Match Point"

I decided to give this drawing a winning title because it was such a fantastic commission! The customer insisted that the drawing be large and in color because it’s a birthday present….for a prince….and it might go up in his rather large home. She also requested his name be written along the edge of the […]