Handsome Saiki's portrait was commissioned for Christmas. He has the most intense eyes! 8x8 oil on canvas and framed in a black floater frame.
This cat study in charcoal was one of a collection of my morning sketches that were on display at the Artful Lawyer in Downtown Blacksburg for the Black and White. This drawing is framed and currently on display and for sale at Miller off Main in downtown Blacksburg, VA
This is Coco the cat or as her human affectionately refers to her as "Queen Coco"! I was commissioned to paint Coco as a birthday present and she was described to me as a fun cat who owns the house and she knows it, but is also very gentle despite the over sized personality. I [...]
This is painting one of two that I entered in the Roanoke Valley SPCA annual fundraiser for 2015. Half of all sales went to help the shelter animals! This painting along with Happy Lab won Honorable Mentions at the show and were both sold! 12×12 Acrylic on canvas Reference photo was provided by #Luckycharmsandbeer an [...]
The winner of the Pet Portrait Drawing from the Brown Ins Gallery Show (July-Oct) was Dee who sent me an adorable photo of her kitten Steve and dog Jake sleeping. She won an 8x10 drawing which I chose to do in colored pencil. Dee loved her picture! Here is what she had to say: "Lisa, I absolutely [...]
“It’s Good to Be King” a friend suggested this title for my cat painting and I love it! I’ve actually painted this cat before at a smaller size 5×7 on paper. This one is 12×12 on canvas. I just love the look in this cats eyes and so I decided to paint her again for a show [...]
“Where’s My Food!” – can’t you just see her saying that? I was so drawn in by this cats eyes and look on her face. I have never seen a cat with lavender eyes and I was compelled to capture that in paint. This painting was chosen for the Jax Center Juried Exhibition. 12×12 acrylic [...]