Today I finished this graphite portrait drawing of my wife and I! This portrait was from a photo we took last fall while in New York City. To commission your own special portrait art, just visit my Commission Custom Art page!
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””
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!”
A Gift to my Grandfather This portrait painting was a gift to my paternal grandfather, who went by Papaw. Papaw grew up on a farm in rural southern Ohio during the Great Depression. His family didn’t have running water or electricity until he was an adult! The first time he left his county was atContinue reading “Papaw and I – Portrait Painting”
Here is a father-daughter portrait drawing that I recently completed. This portrait drawing really shows off the innocent energy and playfulness present in the captured moment. What she’s doing is slapping a sticker of Dora the Explorer on his forehead, just in case you’re wondering! To commission your own special portrait art, please see the Commission CustomContinue reading “Family Portrait Drawing – Father and Daughter”
I recently turned this photo of baby Victoria with her visiting grandparents from Portugal into a portrait drawing that was given as a surprise gift to them. Mario, the grandfather, is also a talented artist. I’m glad they liked it and have some meaningful artwork to display in their home back in Portugal! To commissionContinue reading “Grandparents – Granddaughter Portrait Art Drawing”