Mademoiselle Amaline

Mademoiselle Amaline – 5 x 7 inch acrylic painting on Ampersand gessobord   Having fun with a little Rococo style! This is one of four smaller portraits I have been working on this week.  I am loving the chance to play with layers and skin tones, and practicing some of the techniques I am learning in…

A Child of Africa

A Child of Africa – 9 x 12 inch acrylic on cradled wood panel (SOLD, thank you!) I am taking a portrait class this year, and I am immersing myself in a variety of faces. I mostly paint young women, and I rarely paint children, so this was a good lesson for me, in learning…

A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love – 8 x 10 inch acrylic on Raymar cotton panel. I had the wonderful privilege of painting a new mom with her baby boy. It’s a surprise for her, a gift from the baby’s grandma. So this painting was done from a photograph. But I was immediately taken with the eyes of…