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

The Old Homeplace; 16×20 oil on canvas

  Of all the paintings I completed as Christmas gifts last year, this one is my favorite. My husband, Rob, asked me to paint it as a gift for his grandmother, Louise. The subject for the painting is her old … Continue reading

Mattie; 12×16 oil on canvas

Happy New Year!! I can’t believe it’s 2016! Anyone have any good resolutions? One of mine is to complete 52 paintings – one per week. I’m writing it down here so you all can help keep me accountable! If you’ll recall … Continue reading

2015 – my year in paintings!

Today I am sharing almost all of the paintings I completed in 2015. There are 42 paintings below and I am sure there are a few more that I forgot to include…so it’s safe to say that I painted at least 45 paintings this … Continue reading

A girl’s best friends; 8×10 oil on canvas

This post features another one of the commission pieces I finished and delivered last week. My dear friend Andrea and her husband Noah asked me to paint this for Noah’s sister, Allie, as a Christmas gift. What a sweet and thoughtful present! … Continue reading

Cabin with a view; 11×14 oil on canvas

This is one of the seven painting commissions I completed within the last month to be given as Christmas gifts! This order came from my Etsy shop and was ordered to be given to the customer’s parents.  The parents have … Continue reading

Tennessee State Capitol at dusk, 16×20 oil on canvas

I delivered this commissioned painting to one very happy client today! I have been working on this for the past several months and really pushed to finish it last week so that I can focus completely on the 5 Christmas … Continue reading