Still going strong with these… and still loving making them! Contact me for info if you are interested in commissioning one of your very own.
A Rainbow Re-do
A month ago, I posted one of my rainbow commission portraits here. The mother eventually contacted me, hesitantly, to let me know she wasn’t 100% happy with it. The only thing to do, really, was to make a new one. Because what’s the point of even doing portraits if they aren’t loved by the people…
Rainbow Commission II
Another recently completed rainbow portrait! At the beginning… Almost finished… And there she is! The face was hard to photograph- it looks a little different in person. I tried a new type of paper with this one and I love how the paper fibers show up.
Rainbow Portrait Commission
The process is a lot of fun. I get my paper and inks out, a jar of water, a straw, some salt and then I just play. The straw helps me direct the ink around the page by concentrating the air- making it steerable. It’s a little dizzying. Then I use the references to draw…
The Asheville Airport Art Show Comes Down
I know, I should have made this post when the show went UP so all you fine folks would be sure to spread the word to any travelers that they should swing by the gallery on their way through the airport. Well, better late than never, right? My good friend and muse, Jessica (my…
The Last 5 Portraits of 2013
They’re all in one painting- a commission. It’s a big one on panel. I hope she likes it!
42/52 A Portrait a Week
I apologize that the quality of these photos aren’t better. It was a commissioned piece for my stepsister of my nephew, Jax. I gave it to them at the family Thanksgiving. She showed it to Jaxon who smiled and pointed at it making a happy noise. She asked who it was and he said, “daddy”. …
41/52 A Portrait a Week
Made the ink wash background on my birthday (art nerd who wants to spend birthday at home playing with inks) and drew the portrait in maker, pen, and colored pencil.
40/52 A Portrait a Week
38/52 & 39/52 A Portrait a Week
just some quick doodley ones.