My client commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift for her sister, Mary Lou. She wanted me to recreated this classic nautical Elvgren pin up with her sister’s face and the name of her sister’s boat on the life savor. Upon seeing the completed portrait my client said, “The picture looks wonderful!!!! The hair color is perfect, my sister is going to love this. Thank you so much!”
Nancy commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift to herself. She told me she’s never felt she was photogenic and didn’t really have many photos of herself for me to work from. I wanted to show her, through this pin up process, that she is, in fact, stunning! When she saw the final piece she said:
“Very excited to receive my pin up! Thanks for everything, Lauri! This has been a truly FUN experience watching her come to life. THANK YOU for making me look sexy and beautiful!! Already thinking about the NEXT one!!! OMG. I’m addicted!!”
Monique Parent is an American actress known for smoldering love scenes and intensely charismatic characters. She has been called The Thinking Man’s Sex Symbol.
You may know Tamilee Webb from the Buns of Steel series of workout videos.
She is one of the more popular fitness celebrities http://www.
I was particularly excited to create this pin up for her because she has been a huge part of my fitness regimen for over 20 years.
Crissy wanted me to paint her as the classic 1954 Elvgren pin up “Bedside Manner” as a gift for her husband. I added Crystal moon powder to the shoes, earrings and drapes to make this pin up sparkle. Upon seeing the final piece Crissy said “It’s so classy. I love it! It’s beautiful. My husband is going to flip out!”
Ericka commissioned this color pencil pin up as a birthday gift for her hubby who is a drummer and a huge Van Halen fan. She also asked me to include her favorite shoes into the pin up.
When seeing the completed pin up she said, “I absolutely love it!!!! Donald is absolutely going to fall in love. Thank you so much for taking so much time to get exactly what we wanted !!!! Younger me is hot!!!”
Candice commissioned this color pencil pin up to give to her Firefighter hubby for Valentine’s Day. Upon seeing the completed pin up she said,
“Oh wow!!!! I’m in love… with myself I love it!!! Thank you thank you!!”
Chantel commissioned this color pencil to give to her husband for Valentine’s Day. She wanted me to recreate Elvgren’s pin up “Help Wanted” circa 1960 with her face, her hubby’s Chevy Nova and my touch.
Here’s what she said upon seeing it: “Wow! This is sooo hot! I love it so, too! Really! I can’t wait to give it to him!”
Actress Phoebe Price
This was a special commission for model and actress Phoebe Price. Rather than wanting a pin up portrait, Phoebe gave me free rein. She has long, gorgeous red hair so I wanted that to be the focus. I also gave her a touch of The Little Mermaid as well. You can follow Phoebe on Instagram here https://www.instagram.com/actressphoebeprice/?hl=en
Kellie coaches and empowers women to succeed in business and in life. She decided to rebrand herself and focus more on the goddess within. I created this beautiful pin up of Kellie to capture and inspire her inner goddess.
Melissa commissioned this oil pin up to give to her hubby for Father’s Day.
He’s in the 101st Airborne so we decided to put her in a sexy little version of the WWII formal uniform. She wanted me to make her legs the focus, which I did… beautifully! 😉
Kristen commissioned this color pencil pin up as a gift for her boyfriend. They are both big fans of the TV show Outlander so she decided she wanted an Outlander theme. TV and movie themed pin ups are great ideas! Upon seeing her completed pin up portrait Kristen messaged me:
“It’s beautiful! I love it! I will put it into a special frame! The forget me nots are a special meaning and look so great! It’s soooo sexy! The wash of blue is gorgeous too! I am very happy with it; and it looks like me on a very perfect hair and make up day; only maybe a little more perfect!”
Melinda just came out of a very ugly divorce and commissioned this gorgeous color pencil to give her the confidence to start dating again. Get a good look at that face, you’ll be seeing her on TV very soon!
Jessica commissioned this color pencil pin up to be a wedding gift for her fiance.
She wanted me to draw her as Marvel comic’s Paylocke. I love comic book art so I had a blast with this one! When I showed Jessica the final piece, well, she couldn’t even..
“Omg!!!!! She is beautiful!!!!!!!! PERFECT JOB!!!!!! I’m going to have to give this to him sooner than the wedding lol! Maybe his birthday or Christmas lol! I can’t hold out long!!! This is incredible!! Thank you so much!”
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