Revisiting Three Portraits

From week to week, I don’t usually have a well thought out plan of what I am going to paint. I am usually inspired by something I have seen, or an artist from the past or present, and that’s what motivates me to get into the art room and paint my portraits, landscapes or still…

Saskia and her sisters

Last year at this time, I painted this portrait of Saskia. Since then, it has sold, and one of my collectors asked me if I could paint a similar portrait.  This summer, I finally did, almost a year to the day of finishing Saskia. I painted two of Saskia’s “sisters” Serena – 5 x 7…

Jade and Sapphire

I am still enjoying portraits this month, and while painting them is the most fun for me…sometimes choosing names has an appeal all its own! I love the sound of precious stones and gems. Jade – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord Sapphire – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand…

Dreamy Portraits

Well, this has definitely been the year for portraits… Lost in a Daydream – 5 x 7 inch acrylic on Ampersand gessobord …and I am loving every single second of it! These three new portraits are certainly inspired by the artists of the past, such as Matisse, Jawlensky, and van Gogh. Lots of color here,…