Unfinished yet...done?

9″ x 12″ watercolor on paper

This was a quick study that turned out to look a lot better than the belabored subsequent painting. So I might just keep it: wonky eye and collar and all.

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8″ x 10″ Thrones fan art – watercolor

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40's High School Hairdo

photo of my 8″ x 10″ oil painting, from an old family photo reference

I imagined the colors because this was from a black and white photo–but kept them soft and sweet. Like Mom!


…or something like that.


I’d never tried painting on an unprimed canvas before. Automatic frame for a 4″ x 6″ mini portrait, in oil.

Painting Practice

8″ x 10″ portrait sketch in oil, from a reference photo

One of these days, I’ll make a selfie.

Liz, Celebrating

8″ x 10″ watercolor on vellum Bristol

Fun with Color!

8″ x 10″ oil sketch from online reference. I wonder if the people who pop up when you search “photographic portrait image” realize they are on there?

Lady Somewhatlikemary

7″ x 10″ watercolor on paper
I don’t usually splash on the opaques, but they seemed appropriate in this sketch, and not entirely out of place with the transparents of her skin and coat.

An Older Sketch, Revisited

I don’t know. I just still like this semi-cartoonish colored pencil portrait sketch.

Scratch the last one…

Benedict got a new coat of paint. He was looking kind of Washed Out.


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