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Recent Work

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A new feature for the blog: the latest paintings and portraits available to preview as soon as they come off the easel....

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A Dog Portrait in Pencil

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My wife gifted this to her boss's boss on his retirement. As it was done in secret I had to work from some fairly stinky photos, but I managed to piece them together just enough to get it done....

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Another Portrait of a Long Haired Dachshund

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Tootsie. 11x14, oil on linen. 2017 I've just finished a second version of the portrait of Tootsie, this one done from head-on rather than from the side. Although the photo reference I used was a poorer quality than the first, I think the color scheme and temperature of the light (cool light/war...

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Painting a Long Haired Dachshund

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Tootsie. 14x11, oil on linen. 2017 This newly completed painting ranks as one of the most demanding I've ever done: the long hair, head-on lighting, complex shadows, and strong colors all combined to make the work particularly complex. Four iterations of design were tried out before I...

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Tater and Madeleine

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Tater and Madeleine. 16x20, oil on linen. 2016 Here's a look at the latest portrait that I'm just finishing. It was originally intended to be a sketch, but all the ideas that I worked on in the design stage eventually coalesced into this more finished affair. The reference photos were taken inside w...

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