Still Working on The Shepherd

I’ve come to a stand still on The Shepherd painting. I was hoping to finish it last time I posted back in April, but I didn’t… I had to stop the progress, so I could move my mom here from Arkansas. And now it is dry and sits waiting for me… Sometimes paintings never are…

The Shepherd

I’ve been working on this painting the last three days…   I wanted to show a more modern day perception of a good shepherd. And this young man is all that.  I’m so proud of him. His kindness, compassion, concern and love for people around him…for family…and for his lambs. He also raises cattle. I…

Almost Finished

Stacey and Laura… I think I’m almost finished with this painting… 11″ x 14″ oil on gessoed board I will be looking at it and correcting for a few more days. I don’t know why this ended up being such a challenge for me. I know I couldn’t get Laura’s face right. I tried so…

A Portrait in Progress

Early one morning when our family was gathered in the living room, I looked over at my daughter wrapped up in a soft brown blanket, hair uncombed, staring intently out the window meditating on what was being said in the room around her. The sunlight was coming in through the window behind her head and…