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“Portraiture demands precision, but mostly it requires soul.”

The goal of a portrait is not only to present the person looking their best, but more importantly to paint the person
the way they see themselves. Capturing this spirit is vital to the success of a portrait.






Painted Sketch
Head & Shoulders



3/4 Length




Full Length




Payment Procedure:
A 40% deposit is due in advance. Balance due at completion of painting and acceptance by the client.

Group portraits priced upon request.
* Prices do not include framing, shipping, or out of town travel/living expenses.


Portrait Process

Portrait commissions can be painted in a variety of ways. The best method is for the artist to work directly from life, interacting on a personal level with their subject(s).

First, several preliminary sketches are made to work out composition, lighting, and wardrobe. Many photos may be taken at this stage as well. Once a small design sketch is completed, it is presented to the client for approval. After the plan is approved, work can begin on the official, life size painting. All portraits are painted life size unless specified by the buyer. Portrait paintings are executed in premium oil paint on fine linen canvas.

   “Together we can create a unique piece of art that enriches your life and that of generations to come.”

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