9" x 12" oil with a palette knife on Blick Studio Artist Board
This commission has made its way to these lucky grandparents in Chicago. Their good friend Betsy wanted to give them a special gift so she asked if I could paint from a photo that they loved of a special day with their two grandkids. Isn't it the sweetest picture?
Here is a photo I took of my set up at the art gallery showing the painting in progress. I was painting during a playoff game-thus the hat!
is an award winning artist who paints exclusively with a palette knife. She holds a fine art degree and has worked as a professional graphic designer for many years. She began painting in oil again after taking a palette knife workshop through the Copley Society of Art in Boston and was immediately hooked. The thick, painterly, yet highly detailed strokes of color are trademarks of her style.