New portrait finished. Sphinx cat Melissa

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About * Classes *Murals * Archive * Contact I finally had time to work more on that portrait and finished it today. Introducing Melissa – Sphinx cat. Yes, you can imagine, she is a character. There is something mystical about that type of cats, don’t you think? How to commission a portrait or a custom Art -> Acquire myContinue reading “New portrait finished. Sphinx cat Melissa”

Trompe l’Oeil of Archangel Michael. Artist Tatiana Rugers. Florida

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About * Classes *Murals * Archive * Contact Above is photo of me when I was starting painting of that Trompe l’Oeil as a part of my demonstration during International Salon NYC. Below is the finished painting which is available for purchase. Inspiration forContinue reading “Trompe l’Oeil of Archangel Michael. Artist Tatiana Rugers. Florida”

Eyes of the portrait are watching you. Story about my painting at Bella’s Restaurant. Tampa, Florida

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About * Classes *Murals * Archive * Contact Interesting story about that portrait-commission which I painted recently. Did you experienced in museums that the eyes in the portraits of great masters are alive and look back at you, and follow you if you walkContinue reading “Eyes of the portrait are watching you. Story about my painting at Bella’s Restaurant. Tampa, Florida”

New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida

“Girl with green eyes and long lushes”. New portrait-commission in 2021. I painted that portrait from black/white old photo of my clients. The reference photo was old photo in black/white from many years ago. I had to “guess” the colors of the skin, lips, hair, dress, etc. But during our first meeting I took aContinue reading “New portrait. Little girl from the past. Tampa, Florida”

Painting process steps. “Indian Princess of Tampa” Portrait by artist Tatiana Rugers

Art for sale * Portraits/Commissions * Trompe l’Oeil * News * About * Classes *Murals * Archive * Contact My goal when I paint a portrait is to capture the beauty and the spirit of the person. That portrait was a result of a special collaboration of her husband and myself for her big BirthdayContinue reading “Painting process steps. “Indian Princess of Tampa” Portrait by artist Tatiana Rugers”