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Original Painting: Elsa’s Portrait

Oh, the painting is so wonderful! I'm so moved when I see how beautifully you have captured her. You are so talented. My husband loved his gift and we're so happy to view it every day in our home. - M.D. of Gothenburg, Sweden Elsa's Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a woman in Sweden. She wanted to surprise her husband with something meaningful and thought of my pet portraits. She owns a couple of [...]

August 21st, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Original Paintings: Unwavering Tulips

We've seen how these two paintings came together over the last month (here and here), and it started with a commission through a gallery in New Jersey who represents my work. A client really liked the pieces in the gallery but wanted two specific pieces for his living room at his beach house. He wanted two individual pieces that had some sort of common thread so they looked like they belonged together, and he knew [...]

August 20th, 2013|Tags: , , |

Original Painting: Tara’s Bridal Bouquet

Tara's Bridal Bouquet - original painting, 18x18 inches   The painting is AMAZING! I can’t thank you enough! I know how much love and talent went into this project and I am so excited to have such a special gift for my daughter-in-law! She is going to cherish this, I know! Tara's Bridal Bouquet was commissioned by a client who gave this as a gift to her future daughter-in-law at her bridal shower. Since the wedding [...]

August 14th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |

Original Painting: Austin’s Portrait

We can’t tell you how delighted we are with the portrait of Austin. You really captured him perfectly. We will forever treasure it. He will hang on the wall with the rest of the family. Thank you so very much! Austin's Portrait is an original acrylic painting commissioned by a couple in Pennsylvania who has followed my art for some time now and own several of my fine art prints. Their lovely family dog was [...]

July 31st, 2013|Tags: , , , , |

Original Painting: Lara’s Orchid

It's stunning. I love it! Thank you so much - L. W. of New Zealand I've totally forgotten to do a blog post about this original piece, and it's been months since it was finished and arrived in the home of Lara in New Zealand.  Lara reached out to me in the beginning of 2012 and she shared she was getting married (on Hawaii!) and had fallen in love with my bridal bouquet paintings. When [...]

March 26th, 2013|

Original Painting: Sam’s Pet Portrait

"Oh my goodness! You have completely captured his happy-go-lucky personality! I'm blown away. It's funny when you see other's beautiful paintings of their pets -- but when it's your's it's just remarkable how you capture the personality on canvas!" - L.F. of Virginia. Sam's Portrait was a Valentine's Day gift from a wife to her husband. How romantic! It's about time we shower our men with lovely gifts! She jumped at the occassion of getting [...]

March 14th, 2013|

Original Painting: Luke’s Portrait

"The portraits of Luke and Mr. Kitty Kat are just beyond all expectations. Your work is just inspiring, truly. All of your paintings literally appear alive and breathing on the canvas. You capture the image and create an intimacy and warmth that results in a simply breathtaking final piece. You somehow are able to convey the "soul" of the animal. Amazing. Simply amazing." - P.B. of Indiana I'm sincerely humbled when I receve such an amazing compliment from a [...]

February 11th, 2013|

Original Painting: Mr. Kitty Kat

"I think it is purrfect! Blown away! And I like your color choices...I NEVER would have thought of the green for Mr. Kitty Kat, but it is PERFECT...one, that is my favorite color...two, it is amazing with his dark features! Your art is really amazing." - P.B. of Indiana. My client has several rescue animals and she had me paint her adorable Frisky last Spring. She was so pleased with the result that she also ordered [...]

January 28th, 2013|

ORIGINAL PAINTING: MR. KITTY CAT

"I think it is purrfect! Blown away! And I like your color choices...I NEVER would have thought of the green for Mr. Kitty Cat, but it is PERFECT...one, that is my favorite color...two, it is amazing with his dark features! Your art is really amazing." - P.B. of Indiana. My client has several rescue animals and she had me paint her adorable Frisky last Spring. She was so pleased with the result that she also ordered a portrait [...]

January 28th, 2013|Tags: , , , |

Original Painting: Mosby’s Portrait

"Thank you SO MUCH for my portrait of Mosby. My mom gave it to me for Christmas and I couldn't be more thrilled. You did such a wonderful job capturing Mosby's sweet and funny nature. I will treasure this forever." - A.K. of Virginia This portrait was a Christmas gift from a mother to her daughter. They had seen my pet portraits in a gift shop in St. Michael's in Maryland and the daughter mentioned [...]

January 22nd, 2013|