Monthly Archives: June 2015

Commission a Portrait Painting

I’ve been commissioned to paint a portrait.  It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, but had never had the chance.  I’ve done a lot ‘Journey‘ portraits, but not one in the traditional sense of closer head and shoulders portrait.  This post will show the progress as I work through the painting.

If you would like to commission a portrait, please contact me.

As usual, I start with the background and work my way out to the foreground.  The background contains part of the subject’s journey as he traveled from Rochester New York to Scottsbluff Nebraska.  I show this with the two landscapes over each shoulder. Continue reading