Blog — Portraits

Face to face

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Face to face

Meeting this adorable goat was a lovely surprise! I painted his portrait shortly after we moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. I met him at a local pet rescue farm in north Las Vegas. I walked up to his corral to see the goats up close. This goat raised his body and placed his front legs on the corral bar in...

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The Snorkeling Teddy Bear

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The Snorkeling Teddy Bear

🐻 May I introduce Bradley, the snorkeling teddy bear? This teddy bear loves exploring offshore reefs. He was quite the challenge to paint! Do you like how I painted his snorkeling mask & the reflections in the water? I had to really think through every part of this painting from the composition to the final choice of colors. There's something...

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His name is Timmy

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His name is Timmy

There's a teddy bear who resides in a cute bungalow along Bearie Blvd. He's a handsome teddy bear known for his rich brown-red fur. His name is Timmy. This teddy bear loves to celebrate Christmas by wearing his plush Santa hat. Every year you'll find him looking forward to the holidays. He loves to decorate with festive ornaments and holiday...

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Buster

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Buster

This is Buster. He is the first teddy bear portrait I painted. Look at the texture in his fur. Do you see the subtle greens, grays and blues? There's a softness to him. I can see him hanging in a child's room. Can you? The blue background frames his face and adds a sense of calmness. These art prints are...

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Mission Accomplished

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Mission Accomplished

This painting was inspired by a dream. I saw a woman, a strong soldier. She was taking care of those around her. The scene was foreboding. She was needed. The dream was so real to me that I woke up wanting to paint the woman. This woman has the character to do what is right despite the obstacles. Mission Accomplished...

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