I have done a number of family and friend portraits over the years. I have also done some commissions but most of my people paintings have been done because I wanted to. They are for sale and a number of them have been sold. My son’s friends were a favorite source of inspiration.
I have also done a number of paintings of my husband and son. I remember, years ago, when Elaine DeKooning visited Radford University, she made a remark about portraits. She said they were like smoking cigarettes. A habit she couldn’t break. I don’t smoke but I do like to paint portraits and welcome commissions.
Alan and Clyde Original 36″ x 26″ Oil Painting $20,000
This is a very important painting for me. Alan was nine months old and when he was two he smiled at the painting and climbed up on a chair and added the mark on my husband’s right shoulder and the one on the right side of his nose with a crayon. He made it complete!
My husband is very good about helping with my stir fry meal. I do most of the work but he helps here and there. Yesterday I asked him to pound the beef to make it tender. I think that works much better than tenderizers.
Hey, please pound the beef.
Should I slam the ham, too?
We don’t have any ham.
Okay, I will be Chief of the Beef.
Thank you, smart alec.
I hope you enjoyed paintings by an artist of The Blue Ridge Parkway!