Original Painting: Sasha’s Pet Portrait

It's stunning! - M.S. of Virginia Sasha’s Portrait is an original painting commissioned by a woman in Virginia who wanted to surprised her husband with something special for his birthday and this lovely dog had been his for many years. Unfortunately, she passed away a few years ago. My client came to last year's Open Studio Event and saw a pet portrait I was working on and knew this was what she wanted to give. "Sasha's Portrait" measures 14x18 [...]

Original Painting: Sasha’s Pet Portrait2013-10-07T08:29:52-04:00

Hello from the Studio

Just a little hello from me while painting. If you can't get the video to play, click here.

Hello from the Studio2013-09-03T14:50:48-04:00

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 original pieces of [...]

Original Painting: Elsa’s Portrait2013-08-20T10:41:08-04:00

Book Your Holiday Pet Portrait Today

Many of my customers love giving pet portraits for the holidays and several have booked their spots several months ago.  Are you interested in one?  I have 3 spots left so please contact me today to ensure you don't miss out.

Book Your Holiday Pet Portrait Today2013-08-06T10:59:57-04:00

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 growing older and [...]

Original Painting: Austin’s Portrait2013-07-23T14:47:41-04:00

Woman and the Veil Auction Ends @ 12 PM EST

  Every woman needs a mystical woman in the house. This piece is painted so thin, it could almost be a watercolor piece, except some thicker areas creating the veil.  The auction is ending today and currently there are no bids! So this beauty could be yours for only $24. Read more about it here and here.  Click here for the auction: http://bit.ly/16OIROU

Woman and the Veil Auction Ends @ 12 PM EST2013-05-29T09:23:08-04:00

Behind the Scenes: Woman and the Veil – Spring Art Auction 2013

Here we are about mid-way into the very short 4-hour painting session and I still wasn't sure if I wanted to include this piece in the Art Auction or if I should just leave it to the side. Thank god for instagram because the finished version received an overwhelming response so here we are! Woman and the Veil is Painting No 8 and it's thanks to my followers. Today is a special day, not only because it's my [...]

Behind the Scenes: Woman and the Veil – Spring Art Auction 20132013-05-17T11:47:22-04:00

Woman and the Veil – Spring Art Auction 2013 – Painting No 8

"Woman and the Veil" – Painting No 8 in the Spring Art Auction 2013 series 8×10 inches on 1.5 inches gallery wrapped canvas (20 x 25 x 4 cm) Opening Bid: $24 || Gallery Price: $185 BIDDING STARTS AT NOON EST It's my first (quick) portrait of a person ever (with an exception to a watercolor piece I did in my teens). I've always shyed away from painting humans because they often look awkward, and I didn't want awkward humans [...]

Woman and the Veil – Spring Art Auction 2013 – Painting No 82013-05-17T11:38:40-04:00

Customer Photo – Sam Heart Sam

Awww I just die! SO absolutely adorable to see my painting being so proudly showcased by the real Sam. You may recall another recent pup showing off his portrait and I hope this is becoming a trend for the cute factor alone! Sam is now a larger pup than what he was in the photos I worked off when I did his portrait. He seems to approve, don't you think? It's hanging in the owners livingroom, right by the door [...]

Customer Photo – Sam Heart Sam2013-07-24T11:51:55-04:00


"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 for her other [...]

ORIGINAL PAINTING: MR. KITTY CAT2013-10-29T10:57:20-04:00