For me, one of the most rewarding elements of painting has been the pursuit of my realistic portraiture. I paint families, couples, individuals, and pets with their favorite object or theme on top of their heads, which is what I'm known for. Sometimes people also have specific places or backgrounds that they want to be represented behind them.
When I'm painting a person, I like to have at least a two-hour sitting in my studio. This helps me so much. During the sitting, I will also take photographs. Dogs and cats, on the other hand, can't be convinced to sit still for hours, so they can be done from photographs. Ideally, I like to meet all of my animal subjects. My portraits are painted in oil on wood or canvas and can come beautifully framed; I can also do realistic monoprint portraits.
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