Author: Kristin

My next portrait for the PVP

James is 5 years old and was diagnosed with Alexander disease when he was 9 months. I will be painting a portrait of him next for The Painting Vitality Project. I travel to these children’s homes in order to take …

Photo by Katy Howard


Studio, Artist, Chattanooga, Kristin Kendall Fine ArtChattanooga based photographer, Katy Howard (KateHowPhoto) has always been a joy to work with. She captured my best side here 🙂 It’s interesting to see a moment like this. How often do you see yourself working? Not necessarily …

Digital Portrait

Portrait, painting, digital paintingI’ve had the Procreate app for a while as a means to do digital drawings and studies with, but I decided to try and do full color portraits with it in preparation for actual oil paintings. Spending a few hours …

“Duchess” – SOLD

Portrait PaintingI sold this piece today to deserving owners. I love when I know my art is in hands that will appreciate it and care for it like it’s their child. Oh wait, the model is their child. Haha. What’s better …

Painting Meris

Portrait PaintingPainting Meris was a continually joyful experience. I’ve only met her twice, but her curious nature and piercing focus stood out to me in that time, and I knew I had to capture that. Between those features and her parents