Monthly Archives: December 2010

Commissioned Portrait of a Young Child

I’ve sketched the portrait of the young child, and will post it later this week.  The finished painting will be about 11″ by 11.”

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Christmas Painting

A star over Bethlehem… angels sang praise.. shepherds left their flocks to see the newborn King!  What a glorious night… when Love came down to earth… what a priceless Gift!  Thank you, Father! Grace and Peace to all!

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Portrait of a Baby

After the Holidays, I will start a watercolor portrait of a baby.  I will post photos of the progress on the painting on this website.  I’ve finished the sketch and will post it later today.  I hope you enjoy following this process!

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Oaxaca Commission Finished

The watercolor painting of dancers in beautiful traditional dresses of Oaxaca is finished.  The painting is colorful… a real feast for the eyes!  To view the painting, go to http://fineartamerica.com/featured/oaxaca-dancers-marilyn-jacobson.html  The painting will be matted and framed, with Museum quality glass.  It … Continue reading

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The Joy of Painting Watercolor

This was such a fun moment for the Martinez girls, that I asked to paint the scene.  I love the result, which is more of an expression of their joyful emotion than a portrait.

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Commission of Oaxaca Dancers

This is the first dancer of the Commissioned Watercolor Painting.  He is wearing a large headpiece made of feathers.  To each side, there are three women, each wearing a traditional dress from a different Region of Oaxaca.  There is much … Continue reading

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Commissioned Watercolor Portrait Captures Personality of Luz

“Luz and Me” has been double matted, framed and mailed!  The concept of the painting was suggested by my client.  I sketched two options, and he chose the pose which is in the final painting.  Although this was a challenge, … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Commission

Here is a watercolor sketch of dancers from the seven Regions of Oaxaca, Mexico.  I am beginning to plan the watercolor painting, on 300# watercolor paper, 11″ x 30″.  The completed sketch will be posted on this site.  I will also post pictures … Continue reading

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