Monthly Archives: November 2011


Mattie’s person, Julie, selected a lovely historical reference for her portrait. I love the vertical lines. Julie wanted a bird tucked in the trees.

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Happy and Felix Portrait

Here’s the finished portrait. You can see photos of Happy and Felix in an earlier post.

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Beekman’s Barnyard Royalty

I’ll just say it right out; I’m a fan of the Beekman Boys. Brent and Josh  are a real-life inspiring example of how you can go back to basics and live the good life. We share that interest. That’s why, … Continue reading

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Petey and Sophie

These two paintings are varnished and ready to go to their new home.

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The Return of Frenchie

It started with Napoleon…. the classic hand (paw) in shirt pose. Jean Charles Boisset knew that Napoleon would depict his notable French Bulldog  appropriately. But why stop there when there’s Louis XIV, Marie Antoinette,  and a fabulous historic portrait of … Continue reading

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Just Varnished

Kali (left) and Max (right) were beloved members of a family. The dogs are now departed, but Marie is surprising her mother with a Christmas gift of these two portraits to remember them by. Marie promises me that her mom … Continue reading

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