A Portrait of Emma and Ella. I am fortunate to be surrounded by my wonderful family. They are my inspirations and are a joy to paint. This is my grand niece and her favorite dog. She is currently spending a good amount of time at my home while hers is under construction. Having the model close while I paint her portrait is such an advantage. Emme is four years old. She is strong willed and cannot be persuaded to do something that does not suit her. She has a beautiful and exp
This portrait was inspired by my 4 year old granddaughter. She appears delicate and fragile with her thin build and translucent complexion. She is absolutely fearless. She was scrappy and determined from the moment she was born. A twin and premature she was tiny and tough right from the start. She has an older brother and a twin brother who she calls her baby brother. He is 4 minutes younger than her. She keeps up with both of them.