New Levels

When I received the reference photo of this little girl I was intrigued because she looked so ethereal …. and…

Go ahead, try not to SMILE…

Freckles, lollipops, and tie-dye t-shirts: How could I resist adding this drawing to my portfolio? Although I now have a…

A Heart for Orphans

The biggest blessing for me in drawing portraits is that each one feels like I have partnered with the Creator…

Casting Your Cares

I’ve been wanting to draw a daddy/daughter portrait for some time. I love drawing moms/grandmoms with their babes so I…

The Ones Far Away

As you can probably tell by now, some of my favorite subjects to draw are those showing relationship; grandmother/mother child,…

… But that HAIR!

A ‘seasoned’artist once told me that drawing a subject’s hair will often take longer than drawing the the face. In…

Sweet Intensity

How fun it was to draw the sweet intensity in the baby’s eyes.   I wonder what she is thinking?

Steve and Annie Chapman

So, what do you get for the person who has everything? Well, if you are a portrait artist – problem…

Who is Kitchen?

Last year I met a new artist friend, Kim Napier, in Nashville and over lunch we talked about painting, drawing,…

This is Abigail Mae

Behind each drawing is a story… maybe a small story … maybe a grand story, but always a story. I…

Siblings

Each time I complete a portrait I envision it becoming a family heirloom for the customer … and a part…

King David Ezekiel

Zeke was a Christmas drawing request.  As I started working on the drawing and his face started to take shape…

Most Prized Possession

I don’t typically give my drawings a name but as I was working on this one, the expression on the…

Wonderment!

Wonderment!… That is what I saw I this child’s eyes. Think about it…at 1 or 2 years old nearly everything…

Another Cutie Pie Alert!

Typically, when I draw a face, it is either because I was commissioned or because there is something about the…

Love Drawing

I can’t believe how much I love drawing! I wish I’d known I could do this years ago… but better…

A Dog and a Boy

I’d drawn a ‘dog’ and I’d drawn a ‘boy’… but I hadn’t drawn a ‘dog and boy’. So here you…

Wayne Rooney

I think of myself as a portrait artist, focusing primarily on head/shoulder drawings but I recently completed what I consider…

Mother and Baby

I was asked to draw one of my favorite types of portraits (Mother and Child), for a first time mom…

Bruno & Buster Brown

Two buddies! This was a study in drawing a lot of hair and ‘doggy’ expressions :).

Sisters!

As a budding artist, I am intrigued by new drawing challenges. I draw portraits from photos provided by customers and…

Pet Portraits

This is Suzie. She convinced me that I should officially offer ‘pet’ portraits in addition to ‘people’ portraits. There is…

Bella!

Each drawing that I complete provides added confirmation that I am an artist at heart. I can literally feel my…

Lola and Bella

I never thought about drawing animals, but when Barbara Adams, President/CEO of CareerPro, Global Inc. (www.careerproglobal.wordpress.com) asked me to draw…

Famous People

After the ‘First Face’, I thought it would be best to try and draw famous people, that way, when I…

The ‘First Face’

This is my very first drawing.  I dubbed it: ‘OBAMA – The First Face’. 🙂 The choice reflects no political…

Still Amazed!

Last year this time, I was thinking about what the year 2013 would bring. The new year has always put…

New Adventures!

The first day of a new year! Just a couple of weeks ago I never envisioned I’d be starting the…