Bigfoot, oil on panel, 15 x 20

Bigfoot was my friend’s beloved shepherd mix who lived to the impressive old age of 17 years.  She had very few photos of him and so we used what we had to make this portrait tribute.

Dutch, oil on panel, 11.5 x 12.5

Dutch is my retired warmblood cross. He is 28 now and living the life out on pasture. Dutch was a rehab horse that I bought for $1. I rehabbed him successfully and had 7 good riding years with him. I will always miss having him as a riding partner.

Alice, 10.5 x 13, oil on panel

Alice is 96. Her children commissioned me to do this portrait of her sitting in the shade of her front porch with her hot pink pashmina shawl around her shoulders. It is clear that she didn’t reach this age by focusing on regrets, and her bright smile radiates her joy in the moment. When I …

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