Posts by paintingforlife
Let me tell you about Audrey…
By now, many of you are familiar with my Audrey Hepburn portraiture piece. Simply titled, “Audrey,” here is the story of how she came to be. For many years now, I have become known for a unique caricature illustration style, created with acrylics on illustration board and enhanced with colored pencil. From this style, I’ve…Read More
New Print Designs Released!
RELEASED: Our 2020 Designs!
Are you sending Christmas cards this year? You should. Of all years, I think there isn’t a more appropriate year to try and reestablish our humanity to each other. We have been restricted in our ability to congregate and see each other, so why not send a tangible item to remind them that you still…Read More
Last Day! Hat Shop Musicians
While life can be filled with its ups and downs, every once in a while some days are simply magical. Such was an early May morning in Boulder recently. Started the morning off with friends and colleagues, and concluded with a walk down Pearl Street Mall with my lovely wife. Being a fan of hats,…Read More
Day Nine: Studio Cat
I will not lie, my cat loves to be a part of the action, always within arm’s reach of where I am painting, designing or drawing. Sometimes, when looking for a way to warm up in the morning, I’ll grab my sketch book, as she lazies about, looking back up at me with curiosity. One…Read More
Day Eight: Clear Creek Plein Air
Excited to report we have already sold two paintings during this 10 day sale! Our next piece was painted on location, on the Washington Street Bridge, looking at Clear Creek, in Golden, Colorado. Barely a stone’s throw away from this spot sits Coors Brewery. Day Eight’s offering is titled Clear Creek Plein Air, oil on…Read More
Day Seven: St. Mary's Glacier
“St. Mary’s Alice” oil on board. Framed as seen in picture. Size of art: 10″ x 16.” Size of framed art: approx. 13″ x 21″ Comes with a certificate of originality. Above Idaho Springs sits St. Mary’s Alice, formally St. Mary’s Glacier, where an ice field straddles between two mountain ridges. The bottom layer of…Read More
Day Six, Like Counting Down to Christmas!
Day six, and this is almost as exciting as counting down to Christmas! And speaking of Christmas, today’s piece is another Christmas themed piece. Titled “Mele Kalikimaka,” this is the result of what happens when you combine Christmas with Hawaii. This 20″ x 16″ painting will embolden any room with its presence, and get the…Read More
"Iris of Hope" framed oil on canvas
Are you ready for day four? Here it is. This piece is titled “Iris of Hope.” Framed oil on canvas. Size of art: 16″ x 20″. Size of frame: approx. 18″ x 22″. Inspired after the devastating 2011 tornadoes of Joplin, Missouri. Irises symbolize hope, rebirth, growth, strength through trial.Read More
Day Three: "Along the Road to Cape Cod, 2"
“Along the Road to Cape Cod 2″ $99 for today only as a part of the 10 day, 10 paintings, cyber week special. Oil on board. Optional frame as seen in picture. Size of art: 11″ x 14.” Size of framed art: approx. 17″ x 21″ Comes with a certificate of originality. Being a Colorado…Read More