Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Paintings / Graphite Drawings
What inspires you/what do you paint about?
My personal work is inspired by my faith.
What materials do you use?
I use regular drawing pencils (HB, B) and oil paint. I draw on archival paper, and I paint on canvas or wood panel.
Do you ever teach or speak?
Yes I enjoy both when I have the time to do them. Email me for inquiries.
How long does a painting typically take?
Anywhere from 8-12 weeks after the sketch of the painting has been approved.
What is the process for having a portrait created?
It’s simple! You and the Artist discuss what you would like created, a photograph (s) is submitted, a sketch is then rendered, you approve the sketch , painting begins, then you receive your treasured artwork.
Can a painting/drawing/sketch be created from a photograph?
Yes. You can submit a clear photograph or arrangements can be made to have the Artist take the photographs.
Can I have a portrait created of a deceased loved one or pet?
Yes. This is a very common request.
What if I want a background included that is not in the picture that I select?
No problem. The Artist can create and incorporate any background elements you would like in your portrait.