Tag: portrait painting

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 ...

Brenna Blowing a Dandelion

I just finished this watercolor on Aquabord of a friend of mine's daughter, Brenna. I loved this shot. Not your typical portrait pose. These are my favorite to do... just an action caught in time, the subject unaware of being photographed. Innocence and the sheer beauty of youth.

Anna, watercolor on Aquabord

"Anna" Watercolor on Aquabord, 12 x 16" (Materials used: Ampersand Aquabord, Daniel Smith watercolors, Dynasty Black Gold brushes) Happy New Year! I was very busy this Christmas painting commissions and I hope to share some with you here. This particular painting was a gift for my boyfriend. His daughter, Anna, a very pretty subject indeed! ...

“Avelyn”

Avelyn Watercolor on Aquabord 8 x 10" This was probably one of my favorites that I did this past holiday season. A gift for a friend, Avelyn is his daughter. A gorgeous girl, perfect model for my aquabord and watercolor paints! Children are one of my favorite subjects to paint. I love the innocence in ...

Commission #1 – Nate

"Nate" Watercolor on Aquabord 11 x 14" During the Christmas holiday, well, about 2 months prior really, I had been hellaciously busy! My neck will never forgive me, but I was able to paint some very fun projects. I will sporadically share them here in the coming days. THANK YOU for those who allowed me ...

The beginnings of a beautiful oil portrait…

Ah, I have moved to my oils temporarily for this precious painting of my niece, Rachel. She is being painted on an 18 x 24" gallery wrapped canvas with Rembrandt oils and I am using my awesome new Dynasty brushes for this one. I LOVE them!! As you can see I am not finished yet, ...

Win a FREE commissioned 5 x 7″ painting by ME :-)

Yes, I have a contest going on. The first one I have ever had, ever. Just because. Because I appreciate those who love my work as much as I do. A little thank you for you guys... or at least ONE of you guys. I wish I could do freebies for EVERYONE, but alas, I ...