The Perfect Gift January 17, 2016 03:00
Over the holidays, I had the honor and pleasure of painting this sweet mama and child portrait of some friends of ours. I worked from a series of photos of them combined with a healthy dose of my own signature style.
In my regular work, my figures usually come from my mind, with some occasional photo references when I am struggling with a certain angle or detail. I like working with photos, though, and especially love the challenge of getting someone's features right for a portrait while staying true to my artistic voice. Being able to do this for a friend made it even more exciting and heartfelt.
Do you want to see yourself or someone you love in one of my mixed media paintings? I have 2 portrait openings available for Valentine's Day! Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for details and a price list.