Category Archives: Illustration

People and Pet Portraits

I really enjoyed working on this pastel painting of Rayne and her grandfather’s Irish Setter, Izzie.  To be framed tomorrow and delivered this weekend! Advertisements

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La Jeune Boheme en Vert, a pastel painting

I finished this painting and forgot to post it!  There’s quite a bit of detail in this one because, aside from it being a portrait and wanting the face to be the focal point, the textures were also important to … Continue reading

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“It’s All About the Dress” , a pastel painting

There’s just something about a little girl, and Christmas, and a most special present – a beautiful fairy-princess dress.  At a time like this, it really is all about the dress!  (The model for this painting is my adorable middle … Continue reading

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Cutie-Pie Doodles

I like to doodle, and sometimes my doodling makes me smile and these make me smile.  I think these “Cutie Pies” will make cute greeting cards.  And – I’ve been asked to use them as illustrations for a lovely little children’s … Continue reading

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New Word for 2015 and a “selfie” pastel self-portrait

I managed to finish my 2nd Annual New Year’s Eve self-portrait on time!  (At least, I’m sure it was still 2014 somewhere in the world by the time I signed it and took it off the easel!)   I haven’t … Continue reading

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