Custom House Painting on Canvas

A Painting of a Childhood Home

Recently I’ve had the pleasure to work on a watercolor painting of someone’s childhood home, which my client is gifting, along with her siblings, to her parents for their 50th wedding anniversary!

Here it is so far:

Progress Photo of House Painting Commission

Once finished, I’ll mat and frame this in a professional gallery-quality frame.

There is something very special about having a place to call home during childhood! I think about this often with my own kids, and they mention to me how much they love “their house”. Sure, I pay for it, but it pretty much has become their house!

I have fond memories of the house I grew up in as a child. Even though I only spent 10 years of my life there, it was during my formative years, so feels much longer in my mind than it actually was, and I suppose it it this way for many others also!

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New One Loudoun House Painting

I recently had the pleasure to do a house painting of a home in One Loudoun, on a hand-constructed 22″ x 28″ organic cotton canvas. This particular painting was done with acrylic and gouache paints, in a more modern style, rather than traditional realism. The homeowners asked that I include their cat, of which they shared a few photos, into the painting. So I was able to paint ‘Lefty’ looking out from the top step!

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One Loudoun House Painting

Here is a photo of the painting hanging in their home! Looks great!