From a picture taken on a glorious day at the beach last summer. I really enjoyed watching Ruby & Charlotte discover the little crabs, the squishiness of the sand and new playmates. Taking the pictures was almost as much as painting them! SOLD Oil, mainly done with a knife.
I decided to do this painting mainly because I liked the importance of the day, but I also wanted to try some long flowing clothing. In the photo, part of her wedding dress was clipped off, so I had to try to make it up. Their wedding took place in their apple orchard of their [...]
I love portraits from the back! Nothing is posed and it feels natural. This painting was made from one of the many pictures taken when Bess was back home visiting with us. We were on a nastalgic day trip to Fundy Park where we went to familiar spots and explored the less know. This was [...]
Mary was on her way to university on the morning that I took a few pictures of her. I told her to put a hat on because she loves hats and she always looks so good in them and I wanted to paint something that portrayed her personality. She put on a home knit hat [...]
I made a portrait of all of my kids from school pictures, but Amie’s is the one I liked the result of the best. Perhaps because it was the last of the 5! I was especially happy with the the skin tones and the teeth. I also like her eyes and was thrilled with the [...]