This is a representation of my portrait work. It is not exhaustive and is not entirely chronological. I do both pastel and oil.
2018, Pastel, 8×8
2018, 6×6 Pastel. This sweet little girl is the granddaughter of a friend at work. I admired her spunk and sweet expression as she shined on my friend’s computer home screen every I went in to talk with her. This little one beaconed to be painted! I did it in a loose sketchy style to evoke her spunk and perpetual motion!
2015, 8×10 Oil, Nick.
2015, 6×6 Pastel Sketch, My Brother Ric. He loves to laugh and I wanted to capture this essence.
2012, 11×14, Pastel.
2012, 16×20 Pastel
2008, Pastel, 28×24, “Auntie Vi”. This is a beloved Aunt of a friend of mine. She agreed to sit for this portrait for me just for fun. She had such sparkle and joy I knew she would be a wonderful model. ( I have attached the reference picture – different sweater!) Sadly, a few years after I did this portrait, she passed away. I gave the portrait to her family but did not take a picture of the portrait unframed before doing so. Here it is at a show of mine just after it was completed.
2006, 16×20, Pastel
2007, 14×16 Oil
2008, Oil, 18×24, Mayor of LaPorte Indiana, Carl:
2004, Pastel, 2 siblings. #1
2004 Pastel, 2 siblings, #2
Pastel Study, 16×20
2007, Oil, three siblings.Each 11×14. #1
2004, Pastel, 18×25
If you would like to talk to me about doing a portrait for you, please contact me! I would love to work with you.