Stormie | Pet Portrait

Stormie | Pet Portrait

Had a great time painting this beautiful little kitty. I started with the lightest colors, blocking in the shades throughout the whole painting. Then I took out my smaller brushes and painted the eyes. Once the eyes are completed, the painting takes on life....
Day at the Zoo | Commissioned Memory

Day at the Zoo | Commissioned Memory

When our beautiful niece was just a toddler, we were babysitting when her parents went out of town for their anniversary. We took Laura to the Racine Zoo to spend the afternoon walking around and looking at the animals. Uncle Jim and Laura were facinated by the...
Farmhouse | House Rendering

Farmhouse | House Rendering

This painting was commissioned as a gift from a daughter to her parents for Christmas. It was where the kids grew up and had wonderful family memories. Once the children moved out and had families of their own, the parents downsized closer to town. I’m sure her...
Stormy | Pet Portrait

Stormy | Pet Portrait

Stormy’s portrait almost didn’t happen. I had donated a custom pet portrait to a local auction benefiting families in crisis, and Stormy’s family tried, but did not win the portrait. The following week a close family friend of theirs reached out to...
Teddy | Pet Portrait

Teddy | Pet Portrait

Teddy was a wonderful Sheltie in a really striking black and white mix. Teddy was my neighbor and my pups best friend. Every now and again, Teddy would be sitting on my back patio looking through the sliding glass doors just waiting for Roscoe to come out and play....
Cactus | Home Decor

Cactus | Home Decor

Simple study of a cactus. Lots of pinks and blues in the green cactus. Adding all of the light shades really gives this painting depth. Watercolor, 8″ x 8″ Fabriano #140 Cold Pressed Paper