Portrait Painting of my Son at the Beach

A few weeks ago my wife, son and I went to Florida for a few days, and it was the first time our son saw the ocean! He was actually asleep when pulled in to the parking lot, so we carried him out in his car seat and sat on the beach, about 30 ftContinue reading “Portrait Painting of my Son at the Beach”

Completed Baby Oil Portrait Painting of my Nephew

Just yesterday I put the finishing touches in this oil portrait painting of my nephew. I like this photo because of how he’s looking up at the camera, eyes open with wonder! To learn more about commissioning a baby portrait, visit loudounbabyartist.com

Birth of our Son – Baby Painting in Progress of my Nephew

As I wrote on Loudoun Baby Artist yesterday, this past month has been super busy for my wife and I, what with midwife appointments and preparing for the birth of our son, who was born over a week ago now! We had a home-birth, and he was born in our bedroom with the morning rise of the sun.Continue reading “Birth of our Son – Baby Painting in Progress of my Nephew”

Custom Art Commission – Figurative Line Drawings

Recently, I completed three 22″ x 30″ custom figurative line illustrations on luxurious, 100% cotton, acid-free Antique White Canson Edition papers. My client, an art collector in the United Arab Emirates, expressed interest in abstract and romantic line drawings of a couple hugging, kissing, and dancing, to give life and energy to her living space.Continue reading “Custom Art Commission – Figurative Line Drawings”

Abstract, Figurative and Romantic Custom Drawings

This week I’m starting on final drawings for an art collector in the United Arab Emirates. These will be three figurative, abstract, romance-themed drawings on luxurious, antique white, 100% cotton, acid-free papers. The drawings will be completed in black, navy blue and red inks. While starting the initial layout, I had on some smooth jazzContinue reading “Abstract, Figurative and Romantic Custom Drawings”

Portrait Art – Drawing of my Wife and I

Today I finished this graphite portrait drawing of my wife and I! This portrait was from a photo we took last fall while in New York City. To commission your own special portrait art, just visit my Commission Custom Art page!

Teddy the Dog – Pet Portrait Painting

I recently finished this dog portrait painting in time for my friend to pick it up tonight and surprise his girlfriend with it! It’s painted on a gallery-stretched linen canvas – linen is the best for portrait paintings! For a custom pet portrait painting, see here or contact me at info@davewhitepaintings.com!

Lito Marcos – Portrait Art Drawing

My wife and I went to Argentina in August with my mother-in-law, so I wanted to give my mother-in-law a gift that would be relevant to that visit. Since I’m an Artist, I thought of creating a portrait! So, I drew a portrait of her father Marcos, who was from Buenos Aires and was theContinue reading “Lito Marcos – Portrait Art Drawing”

First Layer of Paint – La Tuiliere, France

When applying the first layer of paint to a painting, it’s always like looking at a piece of art that just as easily could have been made by a 5 year old version of me:   Then, with each successive layer of paint and fine tuning, the art starts maturing and eventually turns into aContinue reading “First Layer of Paint – La Tuiliere, France”

Throwback Thursday Art – Catcher in the Rye

A couple of years ago, a friend came to me for an art commission that was to be an interpretation of a scene from the novel The Catcher in the Rye. The story from The Catcher in the Rye connected with him on a level that was very close with his own life story. SoContinue reading “Throwback Thursday Art – Catcher in the Rye”