Monday, June 23, 2008

Bob and Katie!

Just finished this commissioned piece of a couple Bob and Katie!  Katie commissioned this portrait to give to Bob for their 25th wedding anniversary.  It was a surprise!  I had so much fun working on it and trying to convey a likeness yet keeping it full of color.  They love it!  I'm thrilled!


Tuesday, June 3, 2008

I'm finally back! It's been a long time since I finished a painting with so much going on at the end of the school year and having a new puppy! Life's great, but I sure miss the painting. This painting came from an image I took in Feb. at the Starbuck's at beautiful Rosemary Beach. Carole and I were sitting in a little vignette area enjoying our lattes, and I loved the comfortable look of this man reading the paper. I'm intrigued by the light of the outside coming in casting more cooler tones of light along with the warmer-toned lighting of the incandescent lighting in Starbuck's. I love working both kinds of lighting to paint this scene. I wanna be there!

6x6, oil on gesso board, $175