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!

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”

Family Portrait Painting – Surprise Christmas Gift!

Measurements and drawing – 2 key steps in my process for creating a great-looking portrait painting! This particular portrait painting is of a family of 4 and will be a Christmas surprise for 3 of the family members. I’m using a Utrecht Renaissance Belgian Linen canvas for this one…I love Utrecht canvases, they’re really theContinue reading “Family Portrait Painting – Surprise Christmas Gift!”