Andrea’s Dress; 5×7 oil on canvas

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This piece was also painted for my best friend, Andrea. She has shown me on numerous occasions the lovely wedding dress paintings that artists tout on Etsy – yes, I can take a hint! I painted this as a surprise … Continue reading

Daffodils; 12×16 oil on canvas

It’s been a while since I have painted flowers so I was delighted when my best friend, Andrea, asked me to paint these for her new house! Daffodils are her favorite flower and I know she’ll love seeing these every … Continue reading

Charley and Annabelle; 11×14 oil on canvas

  I painted these adorable dogs for my sweet friend, Rachel. She’s a total dog mom and these two babies are spoiled rotten! Charley is on the left and Annabelle is on the right, and they are the very best … Continue reading

Sunset over Uluru; 12×24 oil on canvas

I painted this oil painting of Uluru – or Ayers Rock – for my mom. We took a family trip to Australia in 2007 (well, it was really my parents’ 25th anniversary trip that I crashed because there was no … Continue reading

Beach abstracts; set of 3; 18×24 oil on canvas

This year, I have been fortunate enough to work on more commissioned paintings than ever before in my art career. The only downside is that I have less time to paint fun pieces just for myself. This summer, I squeezed in this set … Continue reading

Escape; 11×14 oil on canvas

I received this commission via my Etsy shop and shipped it to the customer who lives in New York City last week. The reference photo was taken at a family cabin in the Adirondacks in upstate New York and was commissioned … Continue reading

Huck; 8×10 oil on canvas

This is hands down one of my favorite pet portraits ever. I have a big heart for labs and Huck absolutely stole my heart while I was painting him. He looks like such a sweetheart! I painted this commission for a … Continue reading

Sunset Avenue; 16×20 oil on canvas

This painting was commissioned by a coworker as a Father’s Day gift for her husband. This is a portrait of the couple’s first home…where he proposed to her on the front porch, where they completed many renovation projects, and where … Continue reading

Mel; 5×7 oil on canvas

Today I am sharing another pet portrait that I completed this past spring. I painted this portrait of Mel for one of my best friends to give as a gift to her step-sister. The recipient was literally in tears when she … Continue reading

Sadie; 11×14 oil on canvas

Sorry it has been a while since I last posted. I have several completed paintings to share with you all and will do so over the next few days. I have been painting more and more pet portraits recently…I really enjoy painting … Continue reading