Grandmother Portrait Painting – “Abue”

A few weeks ago I finished this oil portrait painting of my wife Brigitta’s maternal Nicaraguan grandmother (or ‘abuela’, in Spanish). Her name was Rafaela Corrales Toruño, and Brigitta simply called her “Abue.” Abue had five children, three of which emigrated from Nicaragua to the U.S. in the 1970’s. Abue also came to the U.S.Continue reading “Grandmother Portrait Painting – “Abue””

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!

Wild Horses Original Oil Painting

Here’s the finished painting! This painting is on a flat 5″ x 7″ Ampersand Gessobord panel, which is made in the USA from sustainable forest products that ensure the protection of wildlife, plants, soil and water. If you ever want to see wild horses, visit Assateague Island on the Maryland shore. Local folklore describes theContinue reading “Wild Horses Original Oil Painting”

Mediterranean Street-scape Oil Painting – Spain

Córdoba, Spain Painting For lovers of Mediterranean art and Spanish paintings! This oil painting is based on a photo I took in Córdoba, Spain. Hanging flowers, wrought-iron balconies, whitewashed walls…I love it.  

Ibiza Flowers and Architecture – Spanish Painting

Imagine yourself on a sunny day in the Mediterranean region, exploring winding narrow streets and stairways with fresh flowers in bloom! The image from this painting is from the Old Town section of Ibiza, Spain. My wife and I visited there in 2004 and then took our honeymoon to Ibiza in 2009! Original Oil PaintingContinue reading “Ibiza Flowers and Architecture – Spanish Painting”

Ibiza, Spain – Mediterranean Seascape Painting

Deeply colored turquoise waters, arid cliffs, famous nightlife, a lush and hilly countryside, beautiful beaches, and orange and olive groves. The Mediterranean island of Ibiza is a gathering place where one can enjoy any or all of these possibilities.