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!

Happy Dance Art – Red Acrylic Painting

This dance painting is to express the joy of creative movement! This acrylic painting measures 5″ x 5″ and is painted on a flat Gessobord Panel.

Yellow and Blue Dancers – Painting on Paper

It seems that most dance paintings I find are of women, or a woman dancing with a man. Why not just men dancing? I think that in white American culture, it can be stereotyped as, well, you know. But in many cultures around the world, men dancing is just as common as women dancing. IContinue reading “Yellow and Blue Dancers – Painting on Paper”

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”

Cardinal Bird Painting

The idea of this painting was to convey the beautiful red of a cardinal bird in a fun, vibrant and whimsical way. This art piece was painted on a 5″ x 5″ Gessobord Panel.

Urban Red Flowers Painting

While I love being out in the country, I also love the look of nature integrated into urban settings, such as flowers in terracotta pots sitting on steps. This acrylic painting is on a 7″ x 5″ gessobord panel.

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