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Glenda’s mother in law commissioned this color pencil pin up as a Christmas gift for her. She told me she loves flowers so I made sure to include one into the portrait. Cool mom in law, huh?
Bryan commissioned this color pencil pin up to give to his girlfriend Crystal. He wanted me to put her in her purple night shirt because he loves the way it shows off her nipples. When she received it, she loved it so much she emailed me to tell me so:
“Thank you so much for my pin up, love it! Fun to hear Bryan talk about the process and how he described me. Nice to know after 23 years he still likes my nipples and knows which side I part my hair on.It’s beautiful, thank you!”
Caprice commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift for her husband. During the consultation we decided to use the famous photo shoot of Marilyn Monroe with the striped scarf as inspiration. During the process Caprice told me, “I look forward everyday to see how far you’ve come. It literally feels like Christmas.” When you get a pin up portrait done, I send you the progress so you get to watch it come to life. A pin up portrait isn’t just a great piece of art… it’s an experience!
Angel’s mother commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift for her daughter for Christmas. She is a teacher and a writer so I incorporated that into her portrait. Hot for teacher, right? 😉
Sharon commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift to herself. She has an interesting story. She is a survivor of domestic abuse and cervical cancer. During one of her surgeries she had a near death experience where a beautiful angel carried her back down to the table and told her it is not her time yet. She said she smelled like citrus! That’s why she wanted me to give her angel wings. I also gave her a bit of an updo as a nod to Hilda, the popular plus size pin up from the 50’s
Deb commissioned this color pencil to give her husband for Christmas. She wanted me to recreate the famous pin up by Romain Hugault but with her on the plane and in an Air Force uniform. That’s her hubby in the plane who is in the Air Force. And the name on the side of the plane is her father’s Air Force nick name and the date of his death.
Bonnie commissioned this color pencil pin up for her husband’s birthday. They are both writers so she wanted me to incorporate books into the pin up. He loved it and promptly hung it in his mancave.
Brittany commissioned this vintage style pin up, done in color pencil, as a gift for her boyfriend who is currently serving in the army. I loved doing this one because it is exactly what the pin up genre is all about: “…an all-American view of the sweetheart waiting for him — the girl worth fighting for.”
This is Lorrie’s third pin up portrait! (scroll down to see her other two) She commissioned this latest one, in color pencil, to be her alter ego “Ginger Quinn,” a sex and relationship expert. Check out her site here
Nicole originally wanted me to put her pin up in a sexy negligee as a gift for her fiancé, but then she saw he had her in his phone as Amy Pond from Dr. Who so she asked me to put her in Amy Pond’s costume instead. I thought that was a brilliant idea and it turned out so cute! This one is oil on canvas board.
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