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original portraits
Paris Via Cameroon

'Paris Via Cameroon' portrait inspired by a classy, beautiful woman I sat next to on my flight from Paris DM or link below for Original/Print

Portland Girl

'Portland Girl' inspired by young woman in downtown Portland; City map of Portland in background DM or link below for Original/Print

Selfless

'Selfless' portrait inspired by and intended to honor all the essential workers out there DM or link below for Original/Print

Forest Bather

'Forest Bather' inspired simply by spending time in nature amidst this bizarre election and last 4 years! DM or link below for Original/Print

Out On A Cold Night

'Out On A Cold Night' is an original portrait DM or link below for Original/Print

So Many Choices...

'So Many Choices...' is an original digital portrait inspired by a photograph DM or link below for Original/Print

About A Dream

'About a Dream' commissioned portrait of Mac Miller Original Sold DM or link below for Print

Afternoon Walk

'Afternoon Walk' inspired by young woman in downtown Portland DM or link below for Original/Print

Storied Life

'Storied Life' inspired by a woman from Kazakhstan I met on the beach. DM or link below for Original/Print

2020 Summer Sucks

'2020 Summer Sucks' is an original digital portrait representing college and high school seniors as the pandemic continued to stifle the normally exciting time of their young lives Companion of 2020 Winter Shots DM or link below for Original/Print

Rose

'Rose' is a different version of 'Home' Schooled' and is an original portrait of a young girl on Cannon Beach DM or link below for Original/Print

From TianJin

'From TianJin' is an original digital portrait inspired by young, friendly woman from Bend, OR DM or link below for Original/Print

Flower Child

'Flower Child' is an original digital portrait inspired by a photograph and a collaboration with photographer @kmsphotomojo who's floral image is incorporated DM or link below for Original/Print

Red Sky at Night

'Red Sky at Night' original portrait variation on a theme celebrating Cannon Beach Stormy Weather Arts Festival DM or link below for Original/Print

Do I Matter To You?

'Do I Matter To You?' inspired by the political divides and movements today in our country (Available with title inside the print as well) DM or link below for Original/Print

La Femme Inoubliable

'La Femme Inoubliable' aka 'The Unforgettable Woman' inspired by the French women of Normandy, especially Sophie of Honfleur DM or link below for Original/Print

Twilight Musing

'Twilight Musing' companion piece to floral design 'Twilight' DM or link below for Original/Print

Miss Me

'Miss Me' inspired by our youngest daughter and her song 'Pardon My French' DM or link below for Original/Print

A Mother And...

'A Mother And...' is an original portrait diptych paired with 'Her Child' (can be sold separately) DM or link below for Original/Print

Bookish

'Bookish' inspired by our oldest daughter and her writing career DM or link below for Original/Print

Her Child

'Her Child' is an original portrait diptych paired with 'A Mother And...' (can be sold separately) DM or link below for Original/Print

2020 Winter Shots

'2020 Winter Shots' is an original digital portrait representing college and high school seniors as the rollout of the vaccine gave them hope for jobs and a return to normalcy Companion to 2020 Summer Sucks DM or link below for Original/Print

Cinq Bon Jours, Un Croissant

'Cinq Bon Jours, Un Croissant' aka '5 Good Mornings, 1 Croissant' inspired by a homeless woman we greeted daily outside a bakery in Paris DM or link below for Original/Print

Top of Her Game

'Top of Her Game' is a 'spinoff' of a recent commission based on an old photograph; but she was looking so 'current' and powerful (and nothing like the source photo haha) that I had to keep her <3 DM or link below for Original/Print

So Many Dreams, So Little Time

'So Many Dreams, So Little Time' DM or link below for Original/Print

Prideful Beach Girl

"Prideful Beach Girl' is an original digital portrait based on a young girl on Cannon Beach rockin' her rainbow hair DM or link below for Original/Print

Power to the Observer

'Power to the Observer' inspired by a woman I met volunteering at Women's Bean Project DM or link below for Original/Print

Shift Your Focus

'Shift Your Focus' portrait inspired by a young woman working at Whole Foods during the coronavirus outbreak DM or link below for Original/Print

'Home' Schooled

''Home' Schooled' is an original portrait of a young girl on Cannon Beach on a Monday, enjoying the fact she was learning on the beach #goodparenting; this portrait is overlaid on a photograph I took of the sunset that evening DM or link below for Original/Print

Rose City

'Rose City' is a different version of 'Portland Girl' inspired by young woman in downtown Portland; DM or link below for Original/Print

Sunny Gaze

'Sunny Gaze' is another floral version of an original digital portrait DM or link below for an Original/Print

The City Girl

'The City Girl' inspired by a recent trip into downtown Portland DM or link below for Original/Print

Size 13

'Size 13' inspired by a homeless man I had lunch with after we met on the light rail DM or link below for Original/Print

Thank You For All Your Many Lessons

'Thank You For All Your Many Lessons' Commissioned piece based on Sansa from GoT Original Sold

But We Are Not Men

'But We Are Not Men' Commissioned piece based on Dany from GoT Original Sold

Luminous

'Luminous' is a simpler rendition of 'Twilight Musing'; Several different versions available DM or link below for Original/Print or Inquiries

November Beach at Sunset

'November Beach at Sunset' inspired by a woman who was also walking on Cannon Beach while waiting for the election results - I loved her outfit and smirk DM or link below for Original/Print

My Life, My Way

'My Life, My Way' portrait inspired by a young woman with a great tattoo story working at a brewery in Lisbon DM or link below for Original/Print

Dreaming of Porto

'Dreaming of Porto' inspired by a waitress and incorporating colors and designs from a trip to Portugal DM or link below for Original/Print

The Art of Being Present

'The Art of Being Present' DM or link below for Original/Print

Bubbles and a Big Bear Hug

'Bubbles and a Big Bear Hug' is an original digital portrait of a little girl who was playing with bubbles on the beach with her family and came up to give my knees a big hug for some unknown but wonderful reason DM or link below for Original/Print

Someday Rainbows

'Someday Rainbows' inspired by the youngest daughter of our Haarlem host family DM or link below for Original/Print

Oh Those Family Dynamics

'Oh Those Family Dynamics' inspired by a family I've known since we lived in Korea. The symbols in the girl's and grandma's hair mean 'growth' DM or link below for Original/Print

His Own Home

'His Own Home' inspired by my 'adopted' son who just built his first home in Naro Moru, Kenya DM or link below for Original/Print (all proceeds go to him)

Mystery

'Mystery' is a different version of 'Home' Schooled' and is an original portrait of a young girl on Cannon Beach DM or link below for Original/Print

Hydrangea Hugs

'Hydrangea Hugs' is another floral version of an original digital portrait DM or link below for an Original/Print

Rockin' the Grey Ombré

'Rockin' the Grey Ombré' is a self-portrait :/ DM or link below for Original/Print

further abstracted portraits
Flower Child (Messy)

'Flower Child (Messy)' is a more abstracted version of 'Flower Child' DM or link below for Original/Print

Luminous Memory

'Luminous Memory' is an abstracted version of 'Luminous' DM or link below for Original/Print

His Life Matters

'His Life Matters' is an abstracted version of an original commission I did of a father for his daughters DM or link below for Original/Print

Unforgettable

'Unforgettable' is based on 'La Femme Inoubliable' aka 'The Unforgettable Woman' inspired by the French women of Normandy, especially Sophie of Honfleur DM or link below for Original/Print

Sunlit

'Sunlit' is based on original portrait 'Afternoon Walk' inspired by a young woman in downtown Portland DM or link below for Original/Print

Eidetic

'Eidetic' is an abstracted version of 'I Hate Snow' and illustrating the psychology of being away from our daughters during the pandemic DM or link below for Original/Print

Seabird

'Seabird' is based on original 'Catch Me If You Can' portrait inspired by our youngest daughter and her nickname DM or link below for Original/Print

BLM

'BLM' is my tribute to what needs to be a national priority that, sadly, is still as needed today as it was almost a year ago when I created it DM or link below for Original/Print

Beach Escape

'Beach Escape' is an experimental abstracted version of the 2020 girl portraits using a photo I took on Cannon Beach as the background DM or link below for Original/Print

The Observer

'The Observer' is based on 'Power to the Observer' inspired by a woman I met volunteering at Women's Bean Project DM or link below for Original/Print

Spirit Bather

'Spirit Bather' is an abstraction of my original portrait 'Forest Bather' DM or link below for Original/Print

Belladonna

'Belladonna' is an different version based off of 'Over Lunacy' DM or link below for Original/Print

Quiet Pride

'Quiet Pride' is an abstracted version of a portrait I did of my 'adopted' son who just built his first home in Naro Moru, Kenya DM or link below for Original/Print (all proceeds go to him)

Contemplations

'Contemplations' is a further abstracted version of 'So Many Choices...' DM or link below for Original/Print

Breaking Away

'Breaking Away' is based on 'Oh Those Family Dynamics' inspired by a family I've known since we lived in Korea. The symbols in the girl's hair mean 'growth' DM or link below for Original/Print

Rails

'Rails' is based on 'Size 13' inspired by a homeless man I had lunch with after we met on the light rail DM or link below for Original/Print

My Life, Mine

'My Life, Mine' is based on 'My Life, My Way' inspired by a bartender from Lisbon who has a tattoo wedding ring with her husband that connects when they fist bump DM or link below for Original/Print

Warmth & Depth

'Warmth & Depth' is an abstracted version of 'Storied Life' DM or link below for Original/Print

Triple Virtual Hugs B&W

'Triple Virtual Hugs B&W' is an abstracted version of the 2020 girl portraits DM or link below for Original/Print

Game Piece

'Game Piece' is an abstraction of 'Top of Her Game' and represents the power beneath women who still struggle to reach equality & respect in their personal situation DM or link below for Original/Print

Misjudged

'Misjudged' is a further abstracted version of 'Paris Via Cameroon' portrait inspired by a classy, beautiful woman I sat next to on my flight from Paris DM or link below for Original/Print

Hydrangea Hugs (Messy)

'Hydrangea Hugs (Messy)' is a more abstracted version of 'Hydrangea Hugs' DM or link below for Original/Print

2020 Mayhem

'2020 Mayhem' is an abstraction of 'November Beach at Sunset' which was inspired while walking the night of the election. This is how the entire year has felt - ugh! DM or link below for Original/Print

Pride

'Pride' is an abstracted version of 'Prideful Beach Girl' and is my tribute to celebrate Pride Month DM or link below for Original/Print

Luminous Aura

'Luminous Aura' is a different version of 'Luminous' DM or link below for Original/Print

Trust Brings Peace

'Trust Brings Peace' is an abstraction of 'From TianJin' and represents the power of human equality & respect DM or link below for Original/Print

Mile High

'Mile High' is a collaboration with photographer Zach Alvarez; buildings downtown Denver, street map of Denver overlaid on left DM or link below for Print

Gaze

'Gaze' is an original digital design; Collaboration with KMS-photography.com; Companion to 'Gather' DM or link below for Original/Print

Songbird

'Songbird' is based on original 'Catch Me If You Can' portrait inspired by our youngest daughter and her singing/songwriting DM or link below for Original/Print

Hidden

'Hidden' is based on 'Who Am I During the Day' inspired by a memorable visual in Amsterdam's red light district DM or link below for Original/Print

Hidden In Plain Delight

'Hidden in Plain Delight' is an abstracted version of Over Lunacy DM or link below for Original/Print

Leaving Cameroon

'Leaving Cameroon' is a further abstracted version of 'Paris Via Cameroon' portrait inspired by a classy, beautiful woman I sat next to on my flight from Paris DM or link below for Original/Print

Wear Your F*&#^$& Masks!

'Wear Your F*&#^$& Masks!' is an abstracted version of the 2020 portrait diptych DM or link below for Original/Print

One Winter Day

'One Winter Day' is based on original 'I Hate Snow' portrait inspired by a photo our oldest daughter posted on Insta DM or link below for Original/Print

Forest Crusader

'Forest Crusader' is an abstraction of my original portrait 'Forest Bather' DM or link below for Original/Print

Growing Pains

'Growing Pains' is based on 'Oh Those Family Dynamics' inspired by a family I've known since we lived in Korea. The symbols in the girl's hair mean 'growth' DM or link below for Original/Print

Enigma

'Enigma' is an abstraction of 'Out on a Cold Night' DM or link below for Original/Print

Gamine

'Gamine' is an abstraction of 'Top of Her Game' DM or link below for Original/Print

City Girl Inside & Out

'City Girl Inside & Out' is a darker, full map version of 'Portland Girl' DM or link below for Original/Print

Loud & Proud

'Loud & Proud' is an abstracted version of 'Prideful Beach Girl' and is my tribute to celebrate Pride Month DM or link below for Original/Print

Shift Hero

'Shift Hero' is a further abstraction of 'Shift Your Focus' portrait inspired by a young woman working at Whole Foods during the coronavirus outbreak DM or link below for Original/Print

Her Inner Quest

'Her Inner Quest' is an abstracted version of 'Rockin' the Grey Ombrè' but this version I plumped up my lips like they used to look haha DM or link below for Original/Print

Glean

'Glean' is an abstracted version of ''Home' Schooled' and companion to Gaze & Gather DM or link below for Original/Print

Ring Out The Old

'Ring Out The Old' is an abstracted version of the 2020 girl portraits DM or link below for Original/Print

Bubbles on the Beach

'Bubbles on the Beach' is a more abstracted version of 'Bubbles and a Big Bear Hug' (3 color versions available) DM or link below for Original/Print

Within

'Within' is an abstracted version of Over Lunacy DM or link below for Original/Print

Prideful Gaze

'Prideful Gaze' is based on 'Cinq Bon Jours, Un Croissant' aka '5 Good Mornings, 1 Croissant' inspired by a homeless woman we greeted daily outside a bakery in Paris DM or link below for Original/Print

Inner Pride

'Inner Pride' is a further abstraction of original portrait 'Afternoon Walk' inspired by a young woman in downtown Portland DM or link below for Original/Print

I Spy

'I Spy' is based on 'Shift Your Focus' portrait inspired by a young woman working at Whole Foods during the coronavirus outbreak DM or link below for Original/Print

Sweet Dreams

'Sweet Dreams' is based on original 'About a Dream' a commissioned portrait inspired by Mac Miller DM or link below for Original/Print

Busy Writing Her Story

'Busy Writing Her Story' is based on original 'Can You Read Me?' portrait inspired by our oldest daughter who is a writer DM or link below for Original/Print

Merry 2020

'Merry 2020' is a Christmas version of the 2020 girl portraits DM or link below for Original/Print

The_Woman_She_Becomes

'The Woman She Becomes' is an abstraction of 'Top of Her Game' DM or link below for Original/Print

The District

'The District' is a further abstracted version of 'Who Am I During the Day' & 'Hidden' inspired by a memorable visual in Amsterdam's red light district DM or link below for Original/Print

Many Lessons

'Many Lessons' is based on 'Thank You For All Your Many Lessons' a Commissioned piece of Sansa from GoT Original Sold DM or link below for Print

Not Men

'Not Men' is based on 'But We Are Not Men' a Commissioned piece of Dany from GoT Original Sold DM or link below for Print

Taking Leave

'Taking Leave' is based on 'Oh Those Family Dynamics' inspired by a family I've known since we lived in Korea. DM or link below for Original/Print

Dare We Dream

'Dare We Dream' is a further abstraction of original portrait 'Afternoon Walk' inspired by a young woman in downtown Portland DM or link below for Original/Print

Kenyan Life

'Kenyan Life' is another abstracted version of 'His Own Home' inspired by my 'adopted' son who just built his first home in Naro Moru, Kenya DM or link below for Original/Print (all proceeds go to him)

Over Lunacy

'Over Lunacy' is an altered version of Twilight Musing and a companion to the floral piece 'Democracy' DM or link below for Original/Print

Island Aura

'Island Aura' is an abstracted version of the 2020 girl portraits and a companion piece to 'Island Flora' DM or link below for Original/Print