The Home Portrait in this post was commissioned by a prominent orthodontist in Dearborn, Michigan. It was completed using six photographs and specific instructions from family members. It was an original 11x14 image matted to 16x20. The sunny shadows across the front yard made the finished composition as warm as the temperature that day. Tim will work with clients directly to ensure a finished product that matches and exceeds all expectations. To initiate a home portrait comm
This Life Portrait celebrating their 75th anniversary in Dearborn, features Rotary through the years. Working with members I accumulated several photograghs featuring key moment in the growth of the Dearborn Chapter. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto, Service Above Self.
This personal portrait is obviously a Jack Russell Terrier completed for a young woman in Boston, Massachusetts. It involved a series of photos that I used for the personality of the JRT with one selected as the primary source of this completed commission. There is a companion portrait of the sames JRT that shows a front view of this beautiful canine companion.
Let me introduce guest artist, Alphonso Dunn to share one of his many tutorials using pen and ink. How to Draw a House or building as a part of learning how to draw scenery and landscapes is a great opportunity to learn in an easy step by step process. This video tutorial demonstrates drawing a house using pen and ink shading and cross-hatching techniques
This video created by Derren Brown is an amazing time lapse video of a pencil drawing of his version of a personal portrait. Derren's paintings are primarily acrylic on canvas. Occasionally he blogs and tweets the progress of a painting: we have included one of these step-by-step sequences here for Derren’s painting of actor Michael Sheen. #wedding