His brother's reaction was equally adorable.
It was a happy experience for all.
Contact Marie to commission a portrait of your child.
People are often curious as to how a portrait starts and progresses. Sometimes I'll show video clips of a portrait progression on Facebook. I also like to sketch live so that people who might be interested in a portrait can watch a little bit of the process. As part of the team at OA Gallery I have the opportunity, sometimes to sketch while at the gallery. It's a great perk and fun way to catch up on some portrait drawings. Stop by the gallery for a visit.
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A constant love of mine, and an almost lost love, is oil painting, but I am happy to share with you now, that OIL is back in my repertoire and I am loving it!
This portrait commission painting was the catalyst to get my can in gear. Such an adorable face was my challenge! I was so taken by the quality of her soft, young, porcelain-like skin. I knew that achievement would be the goal as well as captivating those beautiful blue eyes.
You may be wondering why oil painting seemed almost lost. Well...when I started my professional painting career my art studio was directly off my bedroom. The problem was a practical one, using oils and turpentine or mineral spirits then - was quite smelly. There are much improved products available now.
So I went the watercolor route for my career, then followed by adding pastel painting. I have enjoyed teaching and sharing what I've learned in both watercolor and pastel.
Oil painting is once again in my studio and I've since added oil painting lessons to my classes offered. Learn more about my art class information page.
If you are interested in commissioning a portrait, call Marie, 314-409-7740. For more information on Marie's portraits check out the FAQ page below.
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