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”

Bill Shumate. Celebration and Portrait Unveiling at Restaurant Bella’s. New painting

Acquire my work-> or learn: How to commission a portrait-> Great honor! I was commissioned to paint that portrait of a legendary Bill Shumate for one of the legendary restaurants in Tampa – Bella’s. Today great South Tampa restaurant Bella’s celebrated 35 anniversary and honored memory of Bill Shumate. And unveiling of his portrait which IContinue reading “Bill Shumate. Celebration and Portrait Unveiling at Restaurant Bella’s. New painting”

Trompe l’Oeil for the bathroom. Florida

Romantic mood in the bathroom? Why not? On the photo -one of my paintings from several years ago for a private residence in Florida. It does have dimensional effect of Trompe l’Oeil . That style also represent Grisaille. Description of it could be as following: Grisaille, painting technique by which an image is executed entirelyContinue reading “Trompe l’Oeil for the bathroom. Florida”