Ebony; 12×16 oil on canvas

I was asked to paint this portrait of Ebony by one of my coworkers. Sadly, Ebony passed away late last year, very unexpectedly. Though I never met Ebonyย in person, I had gotten to know her through photos and stories. From … Continue reading

Jasmine; 8×10 oil on canvas

This is another commissioned painting that was given as a Christmas gift this year. I was contacted via my Facebook page by a mother who wanted to commission a portrait of her son’s dog, Jasmine, who had to be put … 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

Throwback Thursday…fall foliage painting

I painted this 18×22 oil on canvas piece last summer when I took Dawn Whitelaw’s “Painting From a Reference Photo” workshop at Warehouse 521.ย I still haven’t written a blog post about that workshop but I intend to do so at … Continue reading

Amigo’s Last Adventure

Amigo’s Last Adventure

I received this commission from my Etsy shop (www.etsy.com/shop/LaurenDayFineArt). A sweet lady asked me to paint this for her husband as a Christmas gift! The customer sent me the reference photo explaining it was a photo her husband had taken … Continue reading