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An Evening with the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau at The Durham Hotel

I had the honor to paint LIVE for the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau for an event that they sponsored for MPI Carolinas Chapter at The Durham Hotel earlier this month.  I love corporate painting opportunities as much as painting  at weddings ~ its such a different view, different feel, but in the end the…

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Plein Air Oil Painting “On The Edge” by Raleigh Fine Artist

Plein Air Oil Painting This is late season portrait of the North Carolina winter. Ground covered with leaves and bare trees. I painted this at one my favorite spots at the Durant Nature Park. I will be doing more plein air painting in oils this year. My interest, as always, is in creating traditional art….

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Oil Portrait Commission of Julia by Raleigh NC fine Artist

Oil Portrait Commission of Julia This oil portrait commission was a Christmas gift for Julia’s grandparents. I was commissioned by Julia’s Dad- Andrew. Based on our consultation meeting, we had decided to do a photo session. We had also decided on the size and medium. Andrew loved one particular image, so, we decided to use that…

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Live wedding painting at The Oaks at Salem in Apex North Carolina by Raleigh Artist

I finally had my opportunity to paint live at the beautiful  Oaks at Salem in Apex NC! I have known owner April Maness for awhile. In fact, when I had painted my first ceremony painting at the All Saints Chapel in Raleigh, April was the photographer for that wedding. I did not have the opportunity to meet…