Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Painting Portraits

Although I love painting any subject and will paint upon any material, there has always been a special place in my heart for portraits. I think I enjoy the challenge of not only painting a likeness of someone, but trying to capture a fraction of the essence of who they are. I mainly work from photographs, especially when working with children, to give myself the time and space needed to paint the portrait. I've put just a few samples on this site of my portraits. I especially love to paint watercolor portraits of children, but also enjoy painting couples of all ages and anyone who will sit still long enough for me to photograph them!

Monday, June 22, 2009

Getting Started

This is my first post to the new StoneMar site! Hopefully I will have more updates out soon!