Diamond Designer; 5×7 oil on canvas

Over the years I have painted a lot of pet portraits – mostly dogs, some cats, even a bird – but this is my first horse painting. I was contacted via Etsy by a world champion horse rider to paint … Continue reading

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 Ebony in person, I had gotten to know her through photos and stories. From … Continue reading

Taylor; 11×14 oil on canvas

I am finally getting around to updating my blog with some paintings I completed late last year and early this year. I painted this commissioned portrait of Taylor to be given as a Christmas gift. Unfortunately, Taylor passed away between the … 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

Gracie; 11×14 oil on canvas

As an artist who paints commissions, hearing about the reactions of thrilled recipients of my paintings just makes my day. I typically paint several commissions this time of year that are given as gifts, so in the days after Christmas … 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

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

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