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Still have openings for house portrait commissions for Christmas

Still have openings for house portrait commissions for Christmas

News
Hello friends and clients, Well 2020 has been quite a year!  I hope you and your family are doing fine. Let's all take a win on making it to October and now we have Christmas to look forward to! No matter what is happening in the world, nothing can wipe out the love and good cheer of the holiday season. It's always been one of my favorite times of the year. Getting together with family and friends is what makes it special -- whether virtually (this year) or in the flesh. This is always a busy time for me -- not to mention my new coffee table book Hand Painted Homes Across America is about to be released -- however I still have openings for some more house portrait commissions. …
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Pen and watercolor barn in Tennessee … its in my upcoming book!

Pen and watercolor barn in Tennessee … its in my upcoming book!

Coffee Table Book
No, I don't just paint houses.... anything that is in any way architectural and crosses my path is liable to be captured. These days I am blessed to get a constant flow of commissioned custom portrait work, such as this gorgeous barn in rural Tennessee. It is still an operating farm and has been in the same family for over a hundred years. And of course it will be featured in my coffee table book that will be released later this year so be on the lookout!
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Celebrating Summer and Getting Out and About

Celebrating Summer and Getting Out and About

New Art, News
Every-day scenes with House Portrait Backdrops. Well done for making it this far and I hope you are doing well. After months of being bombarded with the dangers of the pandemic and the need to stay at home and stay safe, things are freeing up at last -- a welcome relief with the beckoning warmer weather and longer summer days. These paintings are a celebration of getting out and about. They include simple, enjoyable, every-day activities, that we should never take for granted.    From kids playing in the streets, to walking the dog and an inquisitive boy checking out a free little library.  All have architectural backdrops that represent life and people in the city -- weather in urban areas or quiet suburbs. [caption id="attachment_17352" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Kids playing…
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Bringing Spring into Your Home

Bringing Spring into Your Home

House Portraits, Leisa Collins Historic Preservation Award, News
While turmoil rages in the world . . .  spring is here and knocking at your door  In the words of William Shakespeare....   “April hath put a spirit of youth in everything." Being that I love to travel, my first response to being stuck at home was outrage. When I got over that and faced the fact that this is a necessity right now, my usual optimism set in and I decided to find a silver lining in this situation.  Besides doing my usual house portrait work, I realized this is the perfect opportunity to make great strides in compiling my coffee table book so it can be published and released later this year.  I confess that I have made more progress on this project in the last two weeks…
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