Drawing of representative John Lewis

“Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble.” ~ John Lewis I was taught to not get in trouble. A chronic people pleaser for many years. My teens were spent running at full speed between friends, sports, school. Doing my best, behaving, not making trouble. My 20’s were…

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I met Renee back in early March, I knew I had to draw her.  While drawing her portrait these are the words that came to me. I think most of us can identify with them:   Looking forward, Feeling the light and possibilities ahead. Strong. Learning to trust in herself. Powerful, beautiful woman.    …

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photo compared to drawing

I poured my heart into this new portrait of Mr. Rogers, this one took me around 12-14 hours.  The portrait is a little larger than my other colored pencil portraits (around 11″x14″).  I love being able to capture more detail in these larger sizes than I can in the smaller 5″x7″ size. I made this…

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portrait in colored pencil

I’m learning a new medium… colored pencils. Want to see your loved one in a colored pencil portrait?   Announcing a summer special portrait offer. Limited openings. (If the video above didn’t load you can watch the time lapse video of a portrait here.) I have 10 openings for colored pencil portraits this summer find…

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