Tag: commission portrait

Can you paint my furkid? Why yes! Yes I can.

So, it has been incredibly busy in a very positive way here at the Redstreake studio. Keeping in mind that I do have a full time job with the best boss in Alabama, working as a graphic and web designer for UAHuntsville's Earth System Science Center the last 18 years. And so, with that, my ...

E is for “Escape!”

I must be an evil Lego owner. I trap these little guys in my ball jars and when my back is turned, they try to escape! Like this one! Is that expression one of exertion or one of "Oh CRAP, I'm found out!! If I don't move, maybeeee she won't notice meeee.....?" Not the case. ...

“Sadie”

Sadie watercolor on aquabord 11 x 14" Sadie is the little sister to Eloise, the beautiful little girl I have had the privilege to paint the last few years. I have watched her grow up and now, I hopefully get to watch her sister here grow up as well :-). What an absolute TREASURE it ...

The Morans – a commission :-)

Ah, this was a cool commission to do. You see, the couple in the painting have commissioned me the last 2 years to paint their granddaughter, Eloise. Both paintings were treasures to me as they turned out beautifully! Well, Eloise's momma contacted me to do a very special painting for her mom this time. A ...

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Commission portrait sale :: Starts now!

Hello all my artsy friends 🙂 I just NOW started another Portrait sale which will end July 31st! This is a sweet deal, if I may say so myself :-). Details are as follows, and if you are interested, check out my etsy listing for purchase info!  Any subject is fine, whether it be your ...

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WIP watercolor portrait – ‘Savannah in Black’

So, in my watercolor class I am teaching (this is aside from the class I teach on Thursdays), my students are painting portraits on Ampersand Aquabord using mostly Daniel Smith watercolors. This class has been asking for this subject to be taught, as I am just taking over this month for MY watercolor teacher, Pat ...

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Very cool :-) Full page spread in the local paper!

When I woke up this morning, I got a message from a good friend who said I HAD to go get the paper as there was a full page spread article about me and my work in it today! I rushed out and got one (I wished I had gotten more but dang it if ...