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”

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”

“Goodbye” Painting

I’m not sure if I ever wrote a post about this painting, but this is a painting I did in 2012 of my grandmother and I (we call her Mamaw). She was having lots of health issues and was really in bad condition in the hospital, so I flew out to see her in Ohio.Continue reading ““Goodbye” Painting”

Family Portrait Painting Completed!

The portrait painting is finished! The creation of this painting was a process of gathering photos of the subjects, aligning them together into a scene to appear as if they had posed together, calculating and measuring proportions during the sketch, and then working magic with the paint and brush! Here is a quick recap: GatherContinue reading “Family Portrait Painting Completed!”

Family Portrait Painting Progress

First came the drawing, and now the paint! Each day brings more progress on this portrait painting, which is great because I’m coming up on the Christmas deadline!

A Confession of Love and Proposal for Marriage through Fine Art

Will you marry me? That is the question that will be proposed when this painting is shown (along with a ring) to the surprise recipient – my client’s girlfriend and soon-to-be fiancee. The idea was born 6 years ago, before he had met his girlfriend, when he was envisioning and dreaming of someone that wouldContinue reading “A Confession of Love and Proposal for Marriage through Fine Art”

Family Portrait Painting Progression

After much work sketching, measuring and aligning, I’ve got three of four family members onto the canvas and ready to paint! This portrait painting is unique in that because it’s a surprise, we had to gather photos of the four family members and put them together to appear as if they had posed together. ForContinue reading “Family Portrait Painting Progression”